Liane Fisher Esq.

  • Partner


New York, NY





Since her admission to the bar, Liane Fisher has focused her practice of law on resolving workplace issues. Prior to founding, and becoming senior partner at Fisher Taubenfeld LLP, Fisher developed a boutique employment law practice with an emphasis on remedying discrimination, sexual harassment and wage and hour violations for employees in the workplace.

Fisher has the unique advantage of understanding employment issues and legal strategies from the employer perspective. Prior to helping employees, she represented management while working at a leading, national employment law firm where she formulated strategies to prevent and defend against litigation. She also helped achieve many notable litigation successes in state and federal court and before city, state and federal administrative agencies.

Fisher received her juris doctorate from Brooklyn Law School, where she earned the Judge Doris A. Thompson and Edward Thompson Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy after becoming a Finalist in a national trial advocacy competition. Fisher graduated cum laude from the George Washington University with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration.

Other Work and Professional Affiliations

In addition to litigating cases on behalf of employees, Fisher spends time providing advice and counsel to small and mid-size New York businesses. She focuses on designing and implementing litigation-avoidance strategies by drafting employee handbooks and guiding management on their day-to-day legal obligations.

Fisher is General Counsel for a newly formed boutique hotel in Brooklyn, New York and a New York City based Marketing Firm. She is also a member of the Board of Directors for Corporate Wellness Management, a company that designs and executes wellness programs for small and mid-size employers, and serves as Legal Advisor to the burgeoning Whine & Dine Human Resources Networking Group.

As a guest lecturer at various New York based law schools, Fisher enjoys teaching employment law with a real world perspective. Fisher also provides training on employment law to members of various not-for-profit entities.

Fisher was recently named to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in New York State for 2012. Each year, no more than 2.5% of the lawyers in the state receive this honor. The selection for this respected list is made by the Super Lawyers research team.

Fisher is a member of the New York Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA-NY), the New York State Bar Association, the New York Women's Bar Association and the New York County Lawyers Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law
  • Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wage and Hour Violations

Bar Admissions

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York


  • Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, New York
    • J.D.
  • George Washington University
    • B.B.A.
    • Honors: cum laude


  • Employment Law with a Real World Perspective, New York Based Law Schools

Honors and Awards

  • Judge Doris A. Thompson and Edward Thompson Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, New York State
  • 2017 Thomson Reuters Annual Sales Meeting- Customer Panelist

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • New York Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA-NY), Member
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York Women’s Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member, Board of Directors, Corporate Wellness Management
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New York County Lawyers Association
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NELA Advocates for Employee Rights National Employment Lawyers Association
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