J. Stephen "Steve" Barge

J. Stephen "Steve" Barge


K&L Gates LLP

Recognized since 2001

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Practice Areas

Corporate Governance Law

Litigation and Controversy - Tax

Tax Law

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Mr. Barge focuses his practice in corporate and business tax planning and international, federal, state, and local tax controversies. He has extensive experience involving a variety of international, federal, state and multi-state income and franchise tax issues (including unitary income taxation) relating to corporate and partnership acquisitions, dispositions, restructurings, planning transactions and controversies at the audit, appeal and litigation stages. Mr. Barge has structured numerous taxable and tax-free acquisitions and dispositions to obtain maximum tax benefits and preserve favorable tax attributes and has prepared and received numerous private rulings from the IRS National Office. He has advised on a wide range of areas including Subchapters C, K and M, oil and gas syndications and public offerings, consolidated returns, international tax, the classification of workers for employment tax purposes, income tax accounting and transfer pricing.

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Location
  • K&L Gates Center
    210 Sixth Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Education
  • Illinois Wesleyan University, BA
Bar Admissions
  • Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Bar Association

K&L Gates LLP
Headquarters: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

299 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2024 - Litigation and Controversy - Tax Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2021 - Tax Law
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax, Pittsburgh (2024)
  • Tax Law, Pittsburgh (2021)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Corporate Governance Law
  • Litigation and Controversy - Tax
  • Tax Law
Special Focus:
  • Corporate
  • Tax Disputes

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