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 has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© (2003-2018) in the area of Tax Law. 

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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.

 

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Practice Areas

Education

  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 1976
  • University of Michigan, M.B.A., with distinction, 1974
  • John Carroll University, B.S.B.A., magna cum laude, 1971

Admissions

  • State of Ohio

Contact Stephen

  • skresnye@calfee.com
  • 216.622.8279
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Practice Areas

  • Tax
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Partnerships, LLCs and Joint Ventures

Education

  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, 1976
  • University of Michigan, M.B.A., with distinction, 1974
  • John Carroll University, B.S.B.A., magna cum laude, 1971

Admissions

  • State of Ohio