Stephen D. Fisher, former senior vice president and deputy general counsel of Fidelity Investments, has joined Ernst & Young LLP’s Asset Management tax practice.

Fisher will be based out of the firm’s Boston office and will provide insight and perspective on issues relating to tax, regulation and compliance for the asset management industry.

Fisher spent 18 years with Fidelity Investments, where he led the Mutual Fund Tax Legal group.

“Stephen brings extensive experience advising clients to help them retain and grow assets, enhance investment performance, mitigate business and tax risk and respond to regulatory changes,” stated Michael Serota, Global Hedge Fund co-leader and Global Asset Management tax leader for Ernst & Young.