Philip R. Fishler Shareholder

Medical Malpractice Defense
Professional Liability

Phil has 31 years of experience representing clients in medical malpractice cases. His practice focuses in the areas of medical malpractice defense, legal malpractice defense and insurance defense. He represents clients in a variety of medical malpractice claims defending doctors, nurses and other health care professionals. He also has experience in the defense of attorneys in professional liability cases at all stages of litigation including trial and appellate practice.

Utah State Bar

Salt Lake County Bar Association

Master of the Bench, George Sutherland Inns of Court II, 1983-present

Member, American Board of Trial Advocates, 1981-present

Chair, Supreme Court’s Advisory Committee on the rules of Criminal Procedure, 1995

Co-Chairperson, Professional Liability Committee, Utah State Bar, 1995

Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers, 1995

Fee Arbitration Committee, Utah State Bar, 1982-1986

Utah State Judiciary Sentencing Committee, 1983-1985

Executive Committee, Salt Lake County Bar, 1977-1986

Bar Examiner and Reader, Utah State Bar, 1977-1983

“AV” rated with Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating awarded to attorneys for professional competence and ethics

Recognized in Utah Business Magazine’s “Utah Legal Elite”

Recognized as a Mountain States Super Lawyer by Mountain States Super Lawyers magazine

Governor’s Task Force, Implementation of the Amendment to the Judicial Article, 1985


3rd Judicial District Court Judge, 1982-1986 (Presiding Judge from 1985 to 1986)