Jim Fuller is a partner in the Tax Group at Fenwick & West LLP in Mountain View, California. He is one of the world's top 25 tax advisers, according to Euromoney.
Fuller is one of the three "most highly regarded" U.S. tax practitioners according to Who's Who Legal (2016), and is the only U.S. tax adviser to receive a coveted Chambers star performer rating (higher than first tier) in Chambers USA (2017).
He also is the only U.S. tax advisor in Tier 1 for both Corporate Tax and International Tax according to Chambers Global (2017). The Corporate Tax Tier 1 category has ten US persons; International Tax Tier 1 has six.
Three Fenwick tax partners are included in Euromoney's "Top 30 US Tax Lawyers" (2017), including Fuller. Fuller also is included in Euromoney's "Top 30 US Transfer Pricing Advisors."
International Tax Review's World Transfer Pricing (2017) includes Fenwick as one of only four US law firms in the first tier.
International Tax Review named Fenwick as Tax Firm of the Year in the category "Transfer Pricing US West" at its 2016 Americas' Awards dinner.
Five Fenwick tax partners have appeared in Euromoney's World's Leading Transfer Pricing Advisors. Seven have appeared in International Tax Review's World's Tax Controversy Leaders.
Fenwick & West LLP has represented 6 of the Fortune Top 10 companies, well over 50 of the Fortune 100 companies, and over 100 of the Fortune 500 companies in federal tax matters.
Fenwick also is first tier in Tax Planning, Tax Transactional, and World Tax, according to International Tax Review (all 2017). Ten Fenwick tax partners have appeared in Euromoney's World's Leading Tax Advisors. Two more are in Euromoney's "Rising Stars" category.
Fuller and his firm have served as counsel in over 150 large-corporate IRS Appeals proceedings and over 70 federal tax court cases. These include the recent taxpayer victory in Analog Devices v. Commissioner, a case that involved section 482 issues.
International Tax Review named Fenwick & West "Tax Firm of the Year for the San Francisco Area" eight times in the past 11 years and "US (or Americas) Tax Litigation Firm of the Year" three times. Fenwick also was named winner of several M&A awards at these dinners.