Jeffrey D. Fisher

Visiting Professor

J.D. University of Miami School of Law
B.A. Brandeis University
 

Jeffrey D. Fisher is a lawyer based in Palm Beach County, Florida who is Board Certified by the Florida Bar Association as a specialist in Marital and Family Law.  He holds a J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law, 1980.

Upon graduation from law school, Mr. Fisher clerked for United States District Judge Eugene P. Spellman and he was an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida (i.e., a federal prosecutor).  Mr. Fisher focuses his practice on high net worth and complex family law cases.

Mr. Fisher’s prior “noteworthy cases” include the representation of Nancy Satter against Jack Satter, a 10% owner of the New York Yankees, representation of Angela Koch against billionaire William I. Koch (brother of Charles and David Koch), representation of Brooke Gordon against NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon, representation of Karen Lasky against William Lasky, former chairman of the board of JLG Industries, representation of Lisa Leder against Mark Leder, co-founder of Sun Capital Management and representation of golfer Greg Norman in his divorce from his wife, Laura, and later from tennis star, Chris Evert. 

Mr. Fisher, along with Zachary Potter and Professor Gregg Polsky, has recently published “Tax Consequences of Distributing Equity Compensation Rights in Divorce” in The Florida Bar Journal. Mr. Fisher and Zachary Potter were featured in the New York Times Magazine investigative article “How to Hide $400 Million” published in November 2016. At Miami Law he teaches Advanced Topics in Family Law.