Ian H. Fisher represents commercial clients ranging from small entrepreneurs to Fortune 100 companies. Ian has successfully litigated cases involving real estate, antitrust, trade secret misappropriation, restrictive covenant, consumer, contract, and business tort disputes.
Ian has substantial experience defending against class action and navigating multidistrict litigation proceedings. He has successfully defended on appeal many of his trial court victories. He is skilled at identifying strategies that align with his clients’ business goals. Having served as a general counsel for both a law firm and a small company, Ian has a unique understanding of in-house counsel’s perspective.
Ian counsels clients on a wide range of issues central to their business needs, including Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) compliance, insurance policies and claims, risk mitigation, and restrictive covenants. Ian chairs the firm’s Biometric Privacy Practice Group, helping clients navigate these complex matters as they arise, especially under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”).
Illinois Super Lawyers has repeatedly named Ian to its ranks, declaring him one of its “Top 100 Attorneys” for multiple years. For more than 17 years, the Leading Lawyers Network has named Ian as a “Leading Lawyer” in both Commercial Litigation and Class Action/Mass Tort Defense, and he has been ranked more recently as a “Leading Lawyer” in Trade Secrets/Unfair Competition Law. He is also rated AV Preeminent® 5/5 by Martindale-Hubbell, its top rating for ethical standards and legal ability.