Adjunct: General Curriculum
- Executive Director (Retired), Corporate Institute
- Washburn University School of Law, J.D.
- Graduate Studies: Executive training at Harvard University School of Law; John F. Kennedy School of Government
- University of Minnesota, B.A.
Mondale Hall, 229 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455
David F. Fisher retired in October 2018 from the Law School where he’d served as Executive Director of the Corporate Institute since May 2012, and a professor of law and teaching specialist at the Law School. He is of counsel with Larkin Hoffman Daly & Lindgren, where he has specialized in business law, business organization, and corporate and board governance and has served clients as general counsel. Previously, he has held positions as general counsel, vice president for international, or business general manager with The Pillsbury Company, ADC Telecommunications, Inc., and G&K Services, Inc., and is founder and former chief executive officer of Internet Destination Sales System, Inc. Fisher has served as a member and vice chair of the Metropolitan Council of the Twin Cities Area, and as Minnesota Commissioner of Administration.
Among Fisher’s areas of law, business and government expertise are corporate governance, compliance programs, executive compensation plans and arrangements, regulation fair disclosure, and board and committee composition, structures, charters, codes of ethics and conduct, and fiduciary duties. Fisher teaches at the Law School in areas of corporate law and practice.