Timothy P. Fisher has been Counsel to Richard H. Waxman, P.C. and its predecessors since 1990. He is a business and tax lawyer with more than 30 years experience in the New York Metropolitan area. His practice centers on advising the owners of closely held companies and professional practices in matters of taxation and corporate law (including non-profit). He also maintains a substantial practice in the employee benefits and ERISA areas, and has formed and represents several employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs). In many instances he serves as special tax counsel to other lawyers and to accountants in complex matters of taxation, corporate law and employee benefits. In other words, he is a lawyer’s lawyer.
Mr. Fisher is a 1973 graduate of the New York University School of Law. He received his Masters of Law degree in Taxation from that same institution in 1976. He has practiced at a major New York City law firm and has served as Counsel to mid-size firms. He is admitted to practice in New York and before the United States Tax Court, and is a member of the New York State and Westchester County Bar Associations.
Mr. Fisher’s accomplishments include: recipient of the American Jurisprudence Award in Taxation; Contributing Editor to “Estate and Gift Taxation,” Taxation for Artists (Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, 1978); Co-Author: “Issues Relating to ESOP Terminations” The Employee Stock Ownership Report, (May/June, 1990); “ESOP Plan Administration” The Journal of Employee Ownership, Law and Finance (Summer 1990); Special Tax Editor “Responsibilities of Insurance Agents and Brokers” authored by Hon. Bertram Harnett (Matthew Bender & Co., 1999); Director: Ronald McDonald House (1985 – 1994)
Mr. Fisher resides with his family in Pelham Manor, New York, where he serves as a Trustee of the Village of Pelham Manor.