David O. Fisher is an Associate at Cohen Milstein and a member of the firm’s Antitrust practice group. Mr. Fisher represents a broad range of individuals and businesses in civil litigation, with a focus on multi-district class actions and antitrust litigation.
Prior to becoming an Associate at Cohen Milstein, Mr. Fisher served as a Law Clerk for the Honorable Paul B. Matey of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and for the Honorable Thomas I. Vanaskie of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
Earlier, Mr. Fisher was a Staff Attorney for the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and a Law Clerk for the Honorable Randy Crane of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas.
Mr. Fisher’s current cases include:
- Stock Lending Antitrust Litigation (S.D.N.Y.): Cohen Milstein is co-leading an antitrust class action alleging that major investment banks conspired to prevent the stock lending market from evolving by boycotting and interfering with various platforms and services designed to increase transparency and reduce costs in the stock lending market.
- In re Tracleer Antitrust Litigation (D. Md.): Cohen Milstein is representing the City of Baltimore and other plaintiffs who allege that Defendant Actelion engaged in an anticompetitive scheme to withhold samples of its life-saving pulmonary arterial hypertension medication from would-be rivals, under the guise of the REMs program, which conduct ultimately delayed generic competition.
- Center for Reproductive Rights v. Department of Health and Human Services (D.D.C.): Cohen Milstein currently represents the Center in FOIA litigation against the HHS, in which the Center seeks budget and staffing documents of the Conscience and Religious Freedom Division (“CRFD”) of the HHS’s Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) and information related to HHS’s use of HIPAA enforcement funds under the Trump Administration.
Mr. Fisher earned his B.A., with High Honors, in the Plan II Honors Program at the University of Texas at Austin. He earned his J.D., with Honors, from the University of Texas School of Law. During law school, Mr. Fisher was an Articles and Notes Editor for the Texas International Law Journal and a Symposium Director for the Texas Environmental Law Journal.
Mr. Fisher’s publications include: “The U.S.-Mexico Border Wall and the Case for ‘Environmental Rights,’” 50 Tex. International Law Journal 145 (2015).
Mr. Fisher is fluent in Spanish and proficient in Portuguese.