Donna K. Fisher

Of Counsel || Memphis

Donna Fisher has over thirty-five years of experience in representing management in labor and employment matters with an emphasis on advice and preventive activity.  Ms. Fisher has been active in leadership roles in the community having served on numerous boards and commissions. She is a former president and Honorary Director for Life of the Memphis Zoological Society and a former president of the Y.W.C.A. of Greater Memphis & Shelby County and recipient of the Ellida S. Fri Award for Leadership.

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Ms. Fisher has represented companies in the hotel, restaurant and manufacturing industries in all areas of labor and employment law. She has assisted such clients with management training programs, internal investigations, affirmative action programs, preparation of employee handbooks and internal policies, and has represented them before federal and state agencies.


  • J.D., Vanderbilt University School of Law, 1974
  • B.A., Rhodes College, 1971

Admittance to Practice

  • Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Tennessee

Professional Activities

  • Memphis Bar Association
  • Shelby County Bar Association
  • American Bar Associations
  • Served on the Hearing Committee of the Board of Professional Responsibility of the Supreme Court of Tennessee
  • Served on the Memphis Community Relations Commission
  • Served on the Tennessee State Racing Commission
  • Leadership Memphis, Class of 1985
  • Volume 8: Issue 10 (2018) - HR Professionals Magazine - "FMLA Rights for Employers and Employees"
  • Summer 1981 - Tennessee Law Review - "Wright-Line - An End to the Kaleidoscope in Dual Motive Cases?"
  • May/June 2009 - Memphis Lawyer - "Seven 'Unsung Heroes' of Community Service"
  • September 13, 2007 - The Daily News - "Fisher’s Labor and Employment Work Receives National Recognition"
  • January 1989 - The Commercial Appeal - "East Memphis Lawyer Will Lead Zoo Society"
  • Best Lawyers Award Badge
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers
  • The Best of the U.S.
  • Fellow, Tennessee Bar Foundation
  • AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell