Dr. Elisabeth Fischer

Dispute Resolution – Litigation – Arbitration Proceedings

Dr. Elisabeth Fischer


Elisabeth Fischer advises and represents companies in commercial law disputes both in and out of court. Her work includes in particular the defence and enforcement of all types of damage claims, with a focus on general contract law and advisors‘ liability. 

Elisabeth Fischer also has particular expertise in the field of climate change litigation. She is a member of the firm’s ESG & Sustainability group. 


Elisabeth Fischer has been a lawyer at Oppenhoff since 2023. She studied law at the University of Bayreuth. During her legal internship at the Higher Regional Court of Oldenburg, Elisabeth Fischer also worked at the Ministry of the Interior and Sport of Lower Saxony, in a boutique law firm for labour law and in Portland (Oregon). Before transferring to Oppenhoff, she was a research assistant at the Research Centre for European Environmental Law (FEU) at the University of Bremen and completed a period of research at the University of Cape Town at  the Institute for Marine and Environmental Law (IMEL). In 2023, Elisabeth Fischer received her PhD in law with a thesis in the field of climate change litigation.

Dr. Elisabeth Fischer


German, English

Bockenheimer Landstraße 2-4
60306 Frankfurt am Main