Justin Fisch’s practice focuses on environmental, land use, and energy law. He is an associate in Morrison & Foerster’s Environment and Energy Practice Group in the San Francisco office.
Justin earned degrees in both common law and civil law from McGill University’s Faculty of Law. During law school, he served as Editor-in-Chief of the McGill International Journal of Sustainable Development Law & Policy (MJSDL) and as national Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Youth Ambassador to Parks Canada. Prior to joining the firm, he served as a judicial clerk at the International Court of Justice in the Netherlands. He previously served as term professor at the University of Ottawa, teaching introduction to environmental law.
He currently serves on the editorial board of the Annals of Air & Space Law and is an Environment, Sustainability Development Expert Working Group Member at the Canadian Commission for UNESCO as well as a Legal Research Group Member at the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law.
In 2012, he received his Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude in Political Science, Geography, and Sustainability Studies from the University of Florida. Prior to law school, Justin worked for the National Geographic Society. He is a professional guide, having led clients on a variety of expeditions. Justin is a frequent lecturer in international law of the Arctic, polar politics, and environmental law. His pro bono interests lie in conservation and protected area establishment.
Justin is fluent in French, Spanish, and Portuguese. He is admitted to practice in California, New York, and Ontario.
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