Brett D. Fieldston is a member of the tax practice, with a particular focus on the structuring of alternative investment funds and their investments, as well as the structuring of investment management companies.

Practice & Background

Mr. Fieldston regularly advises fund managers and sponsors regarding cross-border tax considerations relating to their investors and investment vehicles and investments, as well as related cross-border regulatory issues. In his pro bono practice, Mr. Fieldston advises social impact investment funds and their sponsors (both public and private) on cross-border tax and regulatory issues.

Prior to joining Akin Gump, Mr. Fieldston was an associate at another law firm, where he focused on tax, mergers and acquisitions and securities regulatory matters.

Mr. Fieldston received his B.A. magna cum laude in history in 2006 from Columbia University, where he was elected a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and his J.D. in 2009 from Yale Law School, where he was a senior editor of the Yale Journal of International Law. Mr. Fieldston was also a judicial intern at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims.