Tax Attorney

Stephanie Pfaff

San Diego, CA

About Stephanie Pfaff

Stephanie Pfaff is a tax attorney. She is currently an associate with DLA Piper, based in San Diego.

DLA Piper is a global law firm located in more than 40 countries throughout the world.

Pfaff focuses her practice on taxation, corporate law and real estate. She represents clients in transactional tax and business planning, transfer tax analysis and structuring, corporate matters, establishing nonprofit organizations, and real estate transactions.

Pfaff’s real estate background includes providing due diligence and structuring support for the acquisition of out-of-state real estate operations and providing client review for outside counsel on various real estate transactions. Pfaff also drafts purchase and sale agreements, leases, and general contracting agreements.

She advises clients in licensing matters related to general contractor and broker licenses. She has also worked with the company’s risk management department, providing legal support for litigation and insurance matters.

Before joining DLA Piper in 2012, Pfaff was vice president of the legal and risk management department of the Corky McMillin Companies in San Diego. Before that, she was with Brandes Investment Partners, also in San Diego.

Pfaff earned a Master of Laws in taxation and a Juris Doctor in business practice/corporate law and taxation from the University of San Diego. She received her bachelor’s degree in political science and law and society at the University of California, San Diego.


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401 B Street, San Diego



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