Robert Fisher

Partner

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Bob Fisher focuses his practice on the tax aspects of corporate transactions. He has experience advising, structuring, and implementing corporate and partnership acquisitions and dispositions, including taxable and tax-free mergers and stock and asset transactions. Bob also has experience in the formation and financing of corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies, corporate restructurings and reorganizations, and leasing transactions. A creative problem solver known for also crafting cost-efficient solutions, he has advised start-up companies as well as private and public mid-cap and large international entities.

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized as a “Leading Lawyer” by Legal 500 United States (2008-2015)

Admissions

Bar Admissions

  • California

Education

  • University of California at Los Angeles, J.D., 1998: Order of the Coif
  • Brigham Young University, B.S., 1995: magna cum laude

Professional Activities

Co-Author

  • “Anti-Morris Trust Legislation: Common Plan, Plan and Non-Plan Factors, And Letter Rulings,” Tax Notes Today (1999)

Speaker

  • New York University 66th Institute on Federal Taxation (November 2007)
  • Represent Yahoo Inc. in numerous acquisitions. 
  • Represented Overland Storage in its combination with sphere.
  • Represented Priceline in the acquisition of rocket travel. 
  • Represented Lieberman Broadcasting in its debt restructuring. 
  • Represented Houzz in the redemption of certain of its outstanding shares.
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