Stephen’s practice focuses on general business and tax law. He has over 35 years of experience counseling boards, business owners and other policy-level executives in a range of industries, domestically and internationally, to achieve their strategic and operational goals. He serves as chair of the firm’s Tax practice.
Stephen advises clients on the full spectrum of general business matters, as well as merger, acquisition and joint venture transactions, in a variety of business sectors, from science and technology, to manufacturing, construction and professional services. He is proficient in counseling companies in business entity structuring, tax law issues, a wide variety of business contracts, business succession planning and executive compensation arrangements.
Stephen serves on the boards of directors for several privately-held corporations. He has been listed in Best Lawyers in America in the area of tax law for over ten consecutive years and he is AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, its highest available rating for legal ability and professional ethics.
Stephen joined Calfee in 1976, becoming a partner in 1983. He serves on the firm’s management committee and as chairman of the firm’s finance committee.