Jason E. Fisher

Jason E. Fisher is an AV peer rated (Preeminent) experienced trial attorney and has represented clients in a wide variety of litigation and legal matters including personal injury (defense and plaintiff), products liability, premises liability, insurance coverage and advisory opinions, contract negotiations, business formations and entity selection, wills and estates, landlord-tenant disputes, purchase and sell agreements, collection disputes, and criminal matters.


Lead trial attorney in numerous state and federal jury and non-jury trials.


Represent clients at countless mediation presentations and arbitration proceedings.


Local panel counsel for State Farm Insurance Company (since 2001) and Auto-Owners Insurance Company (since 2006).


He is an accessible, dedicated, hard-working trial lawyer who places great importance on the relationships he builds with his clients. He takes the time to really understand his clients’ needs and legal goals and can assist clients with virtually any legal dispute or transaction they face. Mr. Fisher strives to respond to his clients’ requests and questions promptly.


Before founding Fisher Russell PLLC along with Adam Russell.   Mr. Fisher was a partner in a large prestigious east Tennessee defense firm where he represented both individuals and companies in all areas of civil litigation. Mr. Fisher manages all phases of the litigation process from investigation, discovery, and pleadings, to pre-trial, trial, settlement, and appeal. Mr. Fisher has tried numerous cases in counties throughout East Tennessee.


Mr. Fisher’s community involvement includes coaching several local youth sports teams and mock trial teams. He is also on the Board of Directors of a children’s charitable organization and acts as an on-screen legal analyst for various television productions.


Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Products Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Insurance Coverage and Advisory opinions
  • Contract Negotiations
  • Business Formations and Entity Selection
  • Wills and Estates
  • Landlord-tenant Disputes
  • Purchase and Sell Agreements
  • Collection Disputes
  • Criminal matters


Bar Admissions

Tennessee, 2001

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Tennessee

U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit


University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, Tennessee
J.D. – 2001

University of Tennessee at Knoxville, Knoxville, Tennessee
B.S. – 1997


Honors and Awards

CityView Top Lawyers in Auto Injury Defense, 2016
CityView Top Lawyers in Motorcycle Injury Defense, 2017

CityView Top Lawyers in Auto Injury Defense, 2017

CityView Top Lawyers in Motorcycle Injury Defense, 2017

Rated by Superlawyers

Tennessee Bar Association – East Tennessee Council Delegate for to Tort & Insurance Practice Section Panel

James H. Powers Excellence in Advocacy Award, University of Tennessee Legal Clinic, 2001

Leadership Law Class of 2010, Tennessee Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association Leadership Law Alumni East Tennessee Delegate, 2011-2012

America’s Registry – Top 5%, America’s Most Honored Professionals

Rated as Distinguished by Martindale Hubbell

Professional Associations and Memberships

Knoxville Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

American Bar Association

Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Community Justice Act Panel, Eastern District of Tennessee

Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association

Fisher Russell is located in Knoxville, Tennessee and serves clients in Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Farragut, Kingston, Loudon, Oliver Springs, Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Maryville, Clinton, Morristown, Greeneville, Tri-Cities, Wartburg, Harriman, Rockwood, Newport, Rockford, Louisville, Townsend, Jellico, LaFollette, Lake City, Jacksboro, Norris, Hardin Valley, Karns, Rutledge, Maynardville, Tazewell.

Counties: Anderson County, Blount County, Campbell County, Claiborne County, Cocke County, Cumberland County, Greene County, Hamblen County, Hawkins County, Jefferson County, Knox County, Loudon County, McMinn County, Monroe County, Morgan County, Rhea County, Roane County, Scott County, Sevier County, Union County, and all other counties in East Tennessee.