Dentons U.S. LLP
Thomas Stephens is a head of Dentons' legacy Tax Advantaged Investments practice.
Thomas' practice encompasses tax planning and transaction structuring for partnerships, limited liability companies, corporations and individuals. Nationally recognized in partnership taxation and tax credit investing, Thomas is ranked Band 2 by Chambers USA.
Thomas heads the tax side of Dentons' Tax Advantaged Investing practice, one of the largest and most active in the US, including its representation of many market leading banks and insurance companies. Thomas is widely recognized as an authority in tax credit investing, including the structuring of transactions benefiting from low-income housing tax credits, new markets tax credits, historic rehabilitation tax credits and renewable energy tax credits. A creative and thoughtful tax practitioner, Thomas' input is regularly sought by clients and competitors.
Thomas has authored and co-authored numerous articles, outlines and papers and presented speeches on a variety of tax subjects, including speaking at numerous industry conferences centered around low-income housing, new markets, historic or energy tax credits, and including writing and/or speaking for the New York University Institute on Federal Taxation, the University of Chicago Federal Tax Conference, the Practicing Law Institute, the American Federal Tax Institute, the World Trade Institute, the American Bar Association, the Journal of Taxation, TAXES, the Journal of Taxation of Investments and the Journal of S Corporation Taxation.