Asheville Attorney Perry Fisher moved with his family to Asheville in 1987 to practice law with the law firm of Van Winkle, Buck Wall, Starnes and Davis. The firm later became known as the Van Winkle Law Firm and for many years was the oldest and largest law firm west of Charlotte, North Carolina. While at the Van Winkle Law Firm, Perry Fisher became a full partner and served on the firm’s Executive Committee. Perry also received numerous accolades and honors including being selected as the Litigator of the Year at the firm for several consecutive years. One of Perry Fisher’s partners at the Van Winkle Law Firm at one point referred to Perry Fisher as the firm’s “designated hitter” for all jury trials.
Perry Fisher was elected by his peers to serve as President of the 500+ member 28th Judicial District Bar for 2001-2002. The 28th Judicial District Bar is a mandatory bar organization representing all of the attorneys in Buncombe County, North Carolina. Perry Fisher has been recognized for many accomplishments in his service to his fellow attorneys.
In 2005, Perry Fisher was recognized by his legal peers across the State and nation as having the highest legal ability and the highest ethical rating through the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating System. With this honor, Perry Fisher joined the approximate 4% of attorneys in the country to have received the highest AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell. AV rated lawyers have been recognized by their peers for excellence in both legal ability and ethical practice.
Perry loves being in the courtroom representing his clients and has handled legal matters for clients throughout the State of North Carolina as well as many matters in other jurisdictions including matters from Montreal to Miami; Los Angeles to New York City and many places in-between. While licensed only in the State of North Carolina, many of Perry Fisher’s clients request that he become admitted Pro Hac Vice for his trial assistance in other jurisdictions. Perry Fisher has served as both local and supervising counsel to numerous corporations, including many Fortune 500 companies. Perry’s clients range from “Fortune 20” corporations to single shareholder companies. “Business clients want to stay out of the courtroom and we find that our courtroom experience helps us draft documents for our clients that help avoid the disputes that force them into court,” said Perry recently.
Perry Fisher is an inaugural Barrister member of the Harry C. Martin Chapter of the American Inns of Court. The mission of the American Inns of Court is to foster excellence in professionalism, ethics, civility and legal skills. Perry Fisher has extensive trial experience and applies that experience to help his clients on a daily basis.
In 2007, Perry Fisher left the Van Winkle Law Firm to start his own law firm, Fisher Stark, P.A. At present, he has tried 145 jury trials lasting between two days and three weeks. While each case may be different and past results do not equal future performance, Perry Fisher’s clients have received favorable verdicts in all but seven (7) cases which he has currently tried before a jury. He has been a practicing Asheville Attorney for many years.
“Perry Fisher has been my attorney for numerous legal issues and 2 lawsuits in the last 6-7 years. He helped me to be victorious in both legal battles. The financial outcomes far surpassed anything I could have ever imagined. On top of that, Perry was there to help me through the tough emotional aspects of each case. His kindness and professional capabilities have helped me more than words can express. I rate Perry Fisher, Attorney in Asheville NC 5 STARS!” – Mark G.
“As an attorney myself, I can state with certainty that Mr. Perry Fisher of Fisher Stark, PA, is one of the most professional, caring and responsive attorneys I have ever had the pleasure of working with. He recently volunteered to help me with a matter that was out of my traditional jurisdiction and I was impressed by his reputation and expertise in Asheville, NC. The offices and staff of Fisher Stark are well located, comfortable and professional. I would not hesitate to refer clients to Mr. Fisher for any legal matter in North Carolina. I know that they would receive thorough and attentive representation by Mr. Fisher and his staff. I cannot thank Mr. Fisher enough for his courteous and attentive manner in handling my recent matter.” – Kathrin B.