Mr. Zachary Fischer is an Associate with The Federal Practice Group and is part of the federal employment group. Mr. Fischer is experienced in navigating the equal employment opportunity process, including, drafting complaints, responding to discovery requests, and preparing clients for depositions.
Prior to joining The Federal Practice Group, Mr. Fischer worked as a law clerk at several Washington, D.C. law firms where he focused on hostile work environment, sex discrimination, and issues in LGBT employment, In these roles, he advocated on behalf of his clients to ensure proper and dignified treatment in the workplace.
Mr. Fischer also served as a law clerk for two federal agencies, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Department of the Interior. During his time at the EEOC, he worked in the Office of General Counsel and identified potential religious freedom claims stemming from discriminatory treatment of LGBT individuals. While at Interior, he specifically worked in the Office of Civil Rights, where he adjudicated employment discrimination complaints raised by the Department of Interior employees and applicants through the drafting of procedural dismissals and Final Agency Decisions.
Mr. Fischer received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Florida and was named a Franklin Merit Scholar. He earned his Juris Doctorate at American University Washington College of Law where he served as the managing editor for both the Arbitration Brief and Labor & Employment Forum.
Mr. Fischer is admitted to practice in the District of Columbia.