Working with Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies, Ken Fisher advocates for clients with government decision-makers at the local, state and federal levels. The Observer listed him as one of “The Lawyers You Call” and City Hall News as one of “10 People Who Can Help Get a Project Built-Or Help Stop One.” The Real Deal notes that Ken “has emerged as a go-to guy for real estate clients embroiled in contentious projects…” He has been named a “New York Super Lawyer” and as “Legal Elite” by Avenue magazine.
Ken served as a member of the New York City Council from 1991-2001 (D-Brooklyn). He served as founding chair of the New York City Chapter of the New York League of Conservation Voters and is currently on NYLCV’s state board, and was founding chair of the board of directors of the Governors Island Alliance. Ken is a fellow of the Urban Design Forum, a member of the Planning Committee of the Municipal Art Society and the ULI New York District Advisory Committee. He is a member of the New York City Bar Association Land Use Planning & Zoning Committee, of which he previously served as chair, and previously served as chair of the Insurance Law Committee, as well as a member of the Judiciary Committee. He served two terms in the New York State Bar Association House of Delegates and co-chaired its Special Committee on Medical Information. He was previously secretary and law committee chair of the Brooklyn Democratic Party and served as a delegate to the 1996 Democratic National Convention.
Ken earned his undergraduate degree from the University of the Pacific and his law degree from Syracuse University.