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Miriam L. Fisher

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Work +1.202.637.2178
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Web:
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Latham & Watkins LLP

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Miriam Fisher is global Chair of the Tax Controversy Practice of Latham & Watkins, and her practice focuses on federal and state tax controversy and litigation.

Ms. Fisher has an active tax litigation practice in federal and state trial and appellate courts, where she successfully represents domestic and multinational businesses, nonprofits and high global wealth individuals in disputes involving a wide variety of sophisticated tax matters. 

Position

Tax Partner

Career

http://www.lw.com/people/miriam-fisher


United States: Tax

US taxes: contentious

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Miriam Fisher - Latham & Watkins LLP

Within: US taxes: contentious

At the ‘terrificLatham & Watkins LLP, Washington DC-based Miriam Fisher has been advising Weyerhaeuser Company on litigation initiated in late 2016 in the US Tax Court contesting the IRS’s characterization of a 2008 joint venture transaction entered into by Plum Creek Timber (which was acquired by Weyerhaeuser in 2016) as a disguised sale. Boston’s ‘excellent’ and ‘smartBrian McManus has been defending Millennium Drilling in a jury trial in the District of Nevada against allegations of fraud related to oil and gas investments. The client base also includes NBC Universal/DreamWorks Animation and Musa Brothers. Jean Pawlow, who has deep financial industry and international tax controversy experience, joined from McDermott Will & Emery LLP in January 2018 and splits her time between Washington DC and Silicon Valley.

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