Benjamin S. Fischer


Benjamin S. Fischer regularly represents corporate executives and corporations in criminal actions, regulatory investigations, and high stakes business litigation. He has significant experience litigating almost every aspect of criminal and civil cases in both federal and state court. Ben has tried criminal and civil cases to verdict and arbitrations to final decisions. He has led corporate internal investigations for multinational corporations, and also has represented individuals in internal investigations.

Ben also has significant appellate experience in both federal and state appellate courts. Ben’s cases have involved allegations of hedge fund mismanagement, private equity fund mismanagement, securities fraud, insider trading, asset overvaluation, money laundering, bribery, rate fixing, price fixing, stock option backdating, market timing, collusion, tax fraud, and money laundering. Ben represents individuals and corporations under investigation by the United States Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Commodities Futures Trading Commission, the New York District Attorney's Office, numerous attorney general offices, and FINRA.

In June 2014, Ben was named a “Rising Star” by the New York Law Journal, in which he was selected as one of 40 lawyers under the age of 40 that “represent the next generation of dynamic, intelligent and civic minded New York bar leaders.” Since that time, he was also named a leading lawyer by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business in the area of Litigation: White Collar Crime & Government Investigations, where he has been described as a “very smart, hard-working and nuanced attorney.” Benchmark Litigation: The Definitive Guide to America’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys recognizes Ben as a “Local Litigation Star,” describing him as “the one to watch there.” Thomson Reuters has included him on its Super Lawyers list every year since 2013.

He is also a regular contributor to The Insider Blog on

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