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Craig M. Fischer


Craig is a member of the firm’s Corporate & Business and Securities Regulation & Corporate Compliance Practices. He has represented domestic and international clients in a range of industries on a variety of business transactions and general corporate issues, with a particular focus on representing companies in a range of securities offerings, including equity offerings, registered and non-registered high-yield and investment-grade debt offerings, exchange offers and tender offers, and in merger and acquisition transactions. He also advises publicly traded companies on compliance with their obligations under the U.S. securities laws and stock exchange listing requirements, on the preparation of their Exchange Act reports and on other corporate governance matters.

Prior to joining Hodgson Russ, Craig was an associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in its New York City office, where he focused his practice on representing issuers and underwriters in a range of capital markets transactions. He also acquired substantial experience in advising public companies on their reporting obligations under U.S. securities laws and on corporate governance issues. As a law student, Craig was a judicial intern for Hon. Richard J. Arcara in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York.

BTI Client Service All-Star 2024 Craig was recently named as a BTI Client Service All-Star for 2024 by the BTI Consulting Group. The prestigious All-Star list highlights lawyers who deliver "the absolute best client service."


  • BTI Client Service All-Stars 2024
  • Listed, Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars, (Securities & Corporate Finance) 2021

  • Order of the Coif
  • Former articles editor, Cornell Law Review (2009 - 2010)
  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award for Property, 2007

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  • Member and Secretary, Insyte Consulting
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