Philip R. Fishler

Of Counsel


P: 801.532.7080

F: 801.596.1508

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.


Professional Associations

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

Professional Awards & Recognitions

“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)

Salt Lake Office



  • Medical Malpractice Defense

  • Professional Liability