Daniel Fisher, McLean, Virginia
An attorney, Daniel Fisher is a partner and head of the Special Situations Group at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP. Dedicated to Israel and the future of the Hebrew University, he serves on the AFHU Mid-Atlantic Region Board. Daniel also is committed to inclusion and diversity in the workplace, regarding these values as vital societal goals and imperative for the legal profession. Along with other Akin Gump lawyers, he participated in a leadership training program at Harvard Law School and believes in the importance of mentoring as a means to create strong, principled organizations. He is an involved board member of the Potomac School, which his children attend, and is known as a tireless advocate for the school and the community.
In Daniel’s words: “I am passionate about the future and security of Israel and the Israeli-American relationship. The Hebrew University, as Israel’s leading institute of higher education, plays a key role in the current and future success of Israel. AFHU LEAD will educate me further, equipment me with the tools to be a connector in driving the university’s future success and connect me with like-minded Americans supportive of HU and Israel generally.”