Boston, MA. Nixon Peabody LLP is proud to announce that Robert Fisher, leader of the Government Investigations & White-Collar Defense practice and a partner in the firm’s Boston office, has been named one of Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly’s “Lawyers of the Year.”
Rob is an accomplished trial lawyer and legal strategist who represents clients facing bet-the-company government investigations or charges brought by federal agencies such as the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), and by state attorneys general.
Rob was recognized by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly for successfully securing the dismissal of all charges against MIT professor Gang Chen in one of the country’s most prominent counterintelligence cases.
Rob previously served as an Assistant United States Attorney where he managed some of the federal district’s most complex and high-profile white-collar fraud cases. He received numerous awards for his work as a federal prosecutor including the DOJ Director’s Award.