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Peter Fischer Earns National "Rising Star" Honor in Hospitality Law from Law360

News / August 10, 2017

Partner Peter Fischer is featured as a 2017 Law360 “Rising Star” in an article published Aug. 8, 2017. Fischer is just one of three attorneys under the age of 40 nationwide selected in the area of hospitality law.

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