Robert N. Fisher — WARN Act Employment Attorney New York

Robert N. Fisher


ROBERT N. FISHER is an associate at Outten & Golden LLP in New York and a member of the firm’s Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) and Class Action Practice Groups.  He primarily represents classes of employees terminated in plant closings and mass layoffs.  Prior to joining the firm in 2015, Robert was an associate at a litigation boutique in New York City where he represented individuals and businesses in complex commercial litigation across a variety of areas including breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and RICO issues, as well as defamation, trusts and estates, bankruptcy, real estate, and sports law.

Robert earned a B.S. from Brandeis University in 2004, an M.S. in biomedical engineering from NYU Tandon School of Engineering in 2009, and his J.D. from New York University School of Law in 2012 where he was a Robert McKay Scholar.  During law school, he served as an Articles Editor on the NYU Environmental Law Journal and as a research assistant to an intellectual property law professor and a professor specializing in corporate criminal liability and behavioral analysis of accident law.

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Bar Admissions & Professional Activities

  • Mr. Fisher is admitted to practice in New York, California, and Florida, the United States District Courts for the Southern District of New York, the Central and Northern Districts of California, the Northern, Middle, and Southern Districts of Florida, and the United States Courts of Appeals for the Third and Ninth Circuits.

  • Member, American Bankruptcy Institute

  • Member, American Bar Association

  • Member, New York State Bar Association

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Publications & Articles

Fair Play Pay: Compensating College Athletes

Robert N. Fisher, O&G Employment Law Blog, April 19, 2017

Flag on the Play: Injured Professional Athletes Fighting for Compensation

Robert N. Fisher, O&G Employment Law Blog, January 30, 2017

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