Boston University School of Law

Stephen D. Fisher

Lecturer in Law
B.A., with distinction, Swarthmore College
J.D., cum laude, Harvard University
LL.M. in Taxation, Boston University

Mr. Fisher is a tax principal in the Boston office of Ernst & Young LLP. Prior to joining Ernst & Young, Mr. Fisher spent 18 years at Fidelity Investments, where he was senior vice president and deputy general counsel and head of the Mutual Fund Tax Group in the Legal Department. Mr. Fisher has extensive experience in the creation, negotiation and analysis of complex financial products, and is actively involved in structuring non-standard investment vehicles. He has testified before Congress and has worked with Congressional, Treasury and IRS personnel on numerous tax-related legislative and regulatory items affecting the financial services industry. He has received two patents for financial-services-related inventions. Before joining Fidelity, Mr. Fisher was in private practice at a major Boston law firm. Mr. Fisher has been a member of the adjunct faculty since 2005.

Courses: Taxation of Financial Products: Principles and Application; RICs, REITs, and REMICs (with Professor Ponda)

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