Kendall R. Fisher
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Kendall R. Fisher

Associate
fisher.kendall@dorsey.com

Overview

KENDALL HELPS CLIENTS SOLVE COMPLEX TAX ISSUES SO THEY CAN FOCUS ON THEIR BUSINESS. 

Kendall’s practice focuses on U.S. federal tax issues related to domestic and cross-border mergers, acquisitions and debt and equity financings, as well as inbound and outbound tax planning related to multinational structures, tax treaties, controlled foreign corporation issues, passive foreign investment company issues, the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), and the Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (FIRPTA). His practice also includes domestic business formations, joint ventures, acquisitions, combinations, sales, and general tax planning. 

He has assisted clients with incorporations, tax-free corporate mergers, asset purchases and sales, cross-border transactions, inversion transactions, Up-C transactions, and organizing and structuring joint ventures as well as REITS, general and limited partnerships, and limited liability companies.

Kendall also regularly advises on tax issues related to cooperative formations and restructurings. In addition, as an enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, he also counsels Indian tribes and tribal entities on a wide array of corporate and tax matters.

Education & Admissions

Stanford Law School (J.D., 2014)

Stanford University (M.A., Public Policy, 2014)

Pepperdine University (B.S. Accounting, 2011), summa cum laude

Admissions

  • Washington

News & Resources

Select Presentations

  • Update: Code Section 2704 Proposed Treasury Regulations, Dorsey & Whitney LLP, August 2016
  • Certain Issues in S Corporation M&A Transactions, Seattle Tax Group, March 2016
  • Accidental Inversions, Dorsey & Whitney LLP, October 2014

Industries & Practices

Non-Profit & Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Canada
  • Capital Markets
  • Cooperative Law
  • Emerging Companies
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Food, Beverage & Agribusiness
  • Healthcare
  • Indian & Alaska Native
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • Non-Profit & Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Private Equity
  • Tax
  • Technology
  • Trusts & Estates

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Seattle Tax Group, Chair, 2016; Member, 2014-Present 
  • King County Bar Association, Member, 2014-Present
  • Washington State Bar Association, Member, 2014-Present 
  • National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives, Member, 2015-Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2016

Accolades

  • Listed as a "Rising Star" by Washington Super Lawyers, 2017-2019
Kendall R. Fisher