Practices & Industries


Peter C. Fisk

Attorney | Portland | 503.778.2180 |

Areas of Practice

Peter Fisk joined Lane Powell in 2015 and practices in commercial litigation. His previous experience includes work on internal investigations concerning the Sherman Antitrust Act and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and work as a legal and linguistic contractor with leading electronic discovery providers in the San Francisco Bay Area. Prior to law school, Peter worked as a legal translator in Tokyo, Japan.

Professional Experience

  • Vinson & Elkins, LLP, Staff Attorney (2013-2014)
  • FTI Consulting, Attorney (2011-2013)
  • Contra Costa County Office of the Public Defender, Law Clerk (2010)
  • University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, Institute for Legal Research, Research Assistant (2009)
  • Kuroda Law Offices, Legal Translator, Paralegal and Assistant Manager of English Translation Department (2004-2008)
  • Hiroshima City Hall, International Peace Promotion Department, Coordinator for International Relations (2002-2004)

Admitted to Practice

  • Oregon
  • California


  • University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (J.D., 2011)
    • Berkeley Journal of International Law 
      • Articles Editor (2009)
      • Assistant Editor (2008-2009)
  • University of California, Berkeley (B.A., Japanese, 2002)
    • Regents’ and Chancellor’s Scholar (1998-2002)
    • Junior year study abroad at Tohoku University in Sendai, Japan (2000-2001)
    • Japan Foundation Study-Tour for Outstanding Students of the Japanese Language (1999)

Practice Group and Specialty Team Memberships

  • Litigation


  • “Judicial Decisions on Private and International Law: Tokyo High Court, Judgment, December 21, 2010; H.J. (2112) 36 [2011]; Case (Ne) No. 2785 (2011),” Japanese Yearbook of International Law (February 2013)

Awards and Honors

  • Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) – Level 1 (2003)


  • Japanese
  • Limited French