WILL FISCHBACH is an experienced trial attorney that concentrates his practice in commercial and civil litigation with an emphasis in real estate, intra-company and business disputes, eminent domain, and select catastrophic personal injury/wrongful death/medical malpractice cases. Will is rated AV® Preeminent™ in the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and is a member of Arizona’s Finest Lawyers.
Before joining Tiffany & Bosco, Will gained invaluable courtroom experience in the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps, serving with the 101st Airborne Division and the 82nd Airborne Division. Will was the lead prosecutor in the Mahmudiyah Massacre, regarded as one of the worst war crimes in the Iraq war, and won convictions in each case. Will completed tours of duty in Iraq, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan, and the Republic of Korea and was honorably discharged in 2008 at the rank of Major.
Will believes that being a leader means giving back to the community and is therefore actively engaged in the greater Phoenix community. He currently serves on the Camelback East Village Planning and Zoning Committee and the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Goodwill of Central Arizona.
In his free time, Will enjoys training for and competing in Ironman races and short-course triathlons, as well as mountain biking and snowboarding.
COURT AND BAR ADMISSIONS:
• U.S. Supreme Court
• U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit
• U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
• U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Arizona
• U.S. Court of Federal Claims
• U.S. Court of Appeal for the Armed Forces
• U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals
• Goodwill of Central Arizona Board of Directors, 2013 to present, and Board Secretary, Governance Committee Chair, and Executive Committee member, 2014 to present
• Camelback East Village Planning Committee, 2014 to present
• Assistant Race Director, 2014 Arizona Special Olympics Tri-2-Unify
• Phoenix Children’s Hospital Emerging Leaders Group Board of Directors, 2012 to 2014
• Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Valley Young Professionals Board of Directors, 2011 to 2014, and Board Chairman, 2011 to 2013
• AV® Preeminent™ Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.
• Member of Arizona’s Finest Lawyers
• Chief Prosecutor, 101st Airborne Division, United States Army, 2005 to 2007
• Federal Bar Association, Pentagon Chapter President, 2007 to 2008
• Tulane Law Review, Managing Editor, 1998 to 1999
• Military Medals and Ribbons: Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (2 awards), Army Commendation Medal (3 awards), Joint Service Achievement Medal, Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal (2 campaign stars), Global War on Terror Expeditionary Medal, Global War or Terror Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (2 awards), Meritorious Unit Commendation
• Military Combat and Special Skill Badges: Combat Action Badge, Pathfinder Badge, Parachutist Badge (U.S.), Parachutist Badge (Germany), Air Assault Badge
PUBLISHED APPELLATE COURT CASES
• McNamara v. Citizens Protecting Tax Payers, 236 Ariz. 192 (App. 2014)
• In re Mortgage Elec. Registration Sys., Inc., 754 F.3d 772 (9th Cir. 2014)
• Morgan AZ Financial, L.L.C. v. Gotses, 235 Ariz. 21 (App. 2014)
• Puzz v. Chase Home Finance, LLC, 763 F. Supp. 2d 1116 (D. Ariz. 2011)
• United States v. Eslinger, 69 M.J. 522 (Army Ct. Crim. App. 2010)
• United States v. Riddle, 67 M.J. 335 (C.A.A.F. 2009)
• United States v. Fisher, 67 M.J. 617 (Army Ct. Crim. App. 2009)
• United States v. Redd, 67 M.J. 581 (Army Ct. Crim. App. 2008)
MEMORANDUM APPELLATE COURT CASES
• Home Builders Association of Central Arizona v. City of Surprise, No. 1 CA-CV 14-0466 (Ariz. Ct. App. Nov. 24, 2015)
• Yang v. Arizona Chinese News, L.L.C., No. 1 CA-CV 14-0080 (Ariz. Ct. App. May 19, 2015)
• Federal National Mortgage Association v. Epperson, No. 1 CA-CV 12-0570 (Ariz. Ct. App. Oct. 1, 2013)
• Stueber v. Slayton, No. 1 CA-SA 13-0090 (Ariz. Ct. App. May 21, 2013)
• Jones v. Mitchell, No. 1 CA-CV 12-0627 EL (Ariz. Ct. App. Oct. 23, 2012)
• HSBC Bank USA v. Olson, No. 1 CA-CV 10-0389 (Ariz. Ct. App. Apr. 26, 2011)
PRACTICE AREASAutomotive LawCivil and Commercial LitigationCondemnationPersonal Injury & Wrongful DeathReal EstateTax Lien Foreclosures
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, B.S. Political Science, 1994; Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, J.D., 1999; Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, M.B.A., 1999
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