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.
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.
- Mergers and Acquisitions
- Partnerships, LLCs and Joint Ventures
- 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
- State of Ohio