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Donna L. Fisher

Donna L. Fisher


Donna Fisher is a partner in the Health Sciences Department of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Harrisburg office. She concentrates her practice in civil litigation, with an emphasis in the defense of pharmaceutical and medical device companies. She has also practiced extensively in the commercial, energy and construction litigation fields.

Ms. Fisher is a magna cum laude graduate of the Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University. She received a B.S. in accounting, with highest distinction, from The Pennsylvania State University. Ms. Fisher is a member of the American, Pennsylvania and Dauphin County Bar Associations, and is admitted to practice in the federal courts in the Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania and the United States Supreme Court.

Ms. Fisher currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, and chairs its Corporate Governance Committee. She is a master emeritus and past president of the James S. Bowman American Inns of Court. She is a former director of the Friends of the State Museum, and a former director and treasurer of the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Political Action Committee.

Ms. Fisher has lived in the Harrisburg area since 1983. She and her husband, Thomas Schmidt, are parents of twin sons who currently attend college.

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