Larissa Neumann


Larissa Neumann is a Tax partner at Fenwick & West, LLP in Mountain View, California.  Larissa focuses her practice on U.S. tax planning and tax controversy with an emphasis on international transactions. She has broad experience advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and transfer pricing issues. She has successfully represented clients in tax controversies at the audit level, in appeals and in tax court and in federal courts.

Larissa’s keen analytical skills coupled with her focus on providing clients practical solutions to complex tax issues have earned her a reputation as a leading tax advisor both in the Silicon Valley and nationwide. Larissa appears in Euromoney’s World’s Leading Tax Advisers and International Tax Review‘s World’s Tax Controversy Leaders. Euromoney selected Larissa for inclusion in the “Americas Women in Business Law Awards” shortlist for Best in Tax Dispute Resolution in 2014 and she was named the 2015 Rising Star: Tax. In 2016, Larissa was named a Rising Star in tax by Law360. She was also named to the Silicon Valley Business Journal‘s 40 Under 40.

Larissa received her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law in 2005. She received her M.A. in public health from Yale University in 2002 and her B.S. in molecular cell biology from University of California, Berkeley, in 2000.

Fenwick has one of the World’s Top Tax Planning and Tax Transactional Practices, according to International Tax Review, and is first tier in tax, according to World Tax. Fenwick is consistently named the San Francisco Tax Firm of the Year by International Tax Review and has been named U.S. Tax Litigation Firm of the Year a number of times. International Tax Review has recognized Fenwick as the Americas M&A Tax Firm of the Year and the West Coast Transfer Pricing Firm of the Year.

Larissa is a leader on Fenwick’s Pro Bono Review Committee and regularly provides pro bono services to various nonprofit organizations. Fenwick was recognized by The National Law Journal Pro Bono Hot List (2014) and Larissa’s nonprofit work is pointed to as exemplary in the profile.