Ian H. Fisher is a partner in Hahn Loeser’s Chicago office, focusing his practice on commercial litigation, including real estate, antitrust, trade secret misappropriation, consumer and business tort disputes.

At Hahn Loeser 

He has substantial experience with class action and multidistrict litigation proceedings and has successfully defended on appeal several trial court victories. Ian assists clients with strategies to meet their business goals and has a broad range of clients from small entrepreneurs to Fortune 100 companies. He is proficient at choosing strategy appropriate for the problem at hand. Having served as a general counsel for both a law firm and a company, Ian has a unique understanding of in-house counsel’s perspective. Illinois Super Lawyers has repeatedly ranked Ian as one of its “Top 100 Attorneys.” For a decade and a half, the Leading Lawyers Network has named Ian as a “Leading Lawyer” in both Commercial Litigation and Class Action/Mass Tort Defense.



Grinnell College B.A., with honors 1991


Northwestern University School of Law J.D., cum laude 1994


The London School of Economics & Political Science, general course certificate, 1990

Memberships & Affiliations

American Bar Association, Section of Litigation: Section Annual Conference 2016 Committee, Co-Chair (2014-2016); Membership & Marketing Committee, Member (2015-present); Committee on Trial Evidence, Co-Chair (2012-15); Committee on Pretrial Practice & Discovery, Co-Chair (2009-12), Newsletter Co-Editor/Subcommittee Chair (2004-09); Business Torts Committee, Member (2004-present).


Chicago Bar Association: Board of Managers, Member (2006-08); Commercial Litigation Committee, Chair (2008-09), Vice Chair (2007-08), Member (2002-present), Committee Director (2005-06); Federal Civil Practice Committee, Chair (2010-present, 2004-05), Member (2001-present); Nominations Committee, Member (2009, 2005); Special Privacy Task Force (appointed by CBA President to examine security of judges), Member.

Bar Admissions

State of Illinois


U.S. Supreme Court 


U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit


U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit


U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin


U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (including its Trial Bar)

Awards & Distinctions

Repeatedly selected by Illinois Super Lawyers one of the “Top 100 Attorneys in Illinois” (most recently in 2016).


Named as a “Leading Lawyer” in Commercial Litigation by the Leading Lawyers Network (2005-16).


Named as a “Leading Lawyer” in Class Action/Mass Tort Defense by the Leading Lawyers Network (2005-16).


Named as “Forty Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch” by Chicago Lawyer and the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin (2008).


AV® Preeminent™ Rated, 5/5 Stars, Martindale Hubbell.