Graham D. Stevens

Graham D. Stevens

Graham D. Stevens

Tel: 314.872.0312
Fax:  314.872.0382
Email: gstevens@summerscomptonwells.com
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Practice Description

Graham's areas of concentration are acquisitions and business services, taxation, estate planning and real estate. Graham has experience representing privately held companies in legal and compliance matters, debt and equity financing transactions and business succession planning. He also regularly advises clients on legal and tax issues involving corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies including choice of entity, formation, mergers, acquisitions and reorganizations. Graham also has experience advising small to mid-size companies with regards to employee benefit and retirement plans and executive compensation, including compliance with the Affordable Care Act, ERISA and IRC Section 409A. In the area of real estate, Graham has assisted clients with the acquisition, financing, development and leasing and sale of commercial real estate. Graham also dedicates a significant amount of time to assisting financial institutions with compliance and regulatory matters. Graham previously served as an intern in the financial services division of the Missouri Attorney General's Office and the Small Business/Self Employed Division of the Internal Revenue Service Office of Chief Counsel.

Practice Areas

Education

  • Washington University School of Law (LL.M. in Taxation, 2010)
    • Gary I. Boren Memorial Award for Highest GPA
    • CALI Award For Highest Grade: Corporate Taxation, Advanced Corporate Taxation: Tax-Free Mergers and Acquisitions, Advanced Corporate Taxation: Spin-Offs and Single Party Reorganizations, State and Local Taxation, Accounting for Tax Lawyers and Introduction to Tax Credits and Development Incentives
  • Saint Louis University School of Law (J.D., 2008)
    • Lead Editor Saint Louis University School of Law Public Law Review
  • Wake Forest University (B.A., 2003)

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri, 2008

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • The Missouri Bar
  • The Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis

News

  • Dec 12, 2016 SCW Announces New Member Graham Stevens

    Summers Compton Wells LLC is pleased to announce the promotion of one of its associates, Graham D. Stevens, to Member effective January 1, 2017.