Simon Fischer is an associate in our general litigation practice group. He is primarily based in our Vancouver office.
Simon completed his articles with Lindsay Kenney prior to joining the firm as an associate. Before moving to Canada and working with Lindsay Kenney, Simon worked for a boutique Massachusetts law firm where he focused on complex litigation files. He spent the last 6 years representing clients in a variety of civil litigation matters, including in the areas of whistleblower law, medical malpractice, customs fraud, and pharmaceutical and healthcare fraud. Simon has been named to the Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” list in every year from 2017 through 2022. Simon played a key role in securing over $950 million in settlements for his clients, including a $250 million federal whistleblower award in U.S. ex rel. Bawduniak v. Biogen Idec, Inc., the largest whistleblower award ever conferred by the United States government. Prior to this role, Simon worked with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office, and the Honorable Bruce Selya of the First Circuit Court of Appeals,
Simon received his law degree from Northeastern University School of Law, where he was involved in the school’s Prisoners’ Rights Clinic, Defense Advocacy Clinic, and participated in the Jessup International Moot Court Competition. Concurrently, Simon also received his Masters in International Development from Brandeis University. Prior to law school, Mr. Fischer worked for Senator John Kerry, and held positions within the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and United States Department of Defense.
Outside of the office, Simon enjoys travelling, playing and watching basketball, golfing, baking, playing chess, and exploring British Columbia.
British Columbia, 2023
New York, 2016
Northeastern University School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 2015
Brandeis University, Masters, 2015
University of Vermont, Bachelor of Arts, 2009