JOHN A. FISHER is a partner in the Palo Alto office practicing in the firm’s M&A group. John represents clients in a range of complex domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures. He is experienced in a wide variety of industries with an emphasis on transactions in the technology, pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors. John was honored by Super Lawyers in 2015 as a Rising Star in Northern California for M&A and was recognized as the 2014 “Best California Lawyer - Pharmaceutical M&A” by Acquisition International. Prior to joining Sidley, he worked in the Berlin, Germany offices of an international law firm. John earned his J.D. from Columbia University School of Law where he was a senior editor of the Columbia Law Review and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. He received his B.A. in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard University.
Admissions & Certifications
- New York
- Columbia University School of Law, J.D., 2004 (Columbia Law Review, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar)
- Harvard University, B.A., 1999