Stephen E. Shay

Retired Partner & Consultant

  • JD/MBA, Columbia University School of Law, 1976
  • BA, Wesleyan University, 1972

Qualifications

  • Massachusetts
  • New York
  • American Bar Association Tax Section, Council Director and Chair of the Committee on Foreign Activities of U.S. Taxpayers 
  • American Law Institute as an Associate Reporter 
  • Member of the Board of Trustees, American Tax Policy Institute 
  • New York State Bar Association Tax Section 
  • International Bar Association
  • Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers 
  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers 
  • The Best Lawyers in America 
  • Euromoney's Guide to The World's Leading Tax Advisers 
  • Euromoney's, Guide to The Best of the Best

Stephen E. Shay

Retired Partner & Consultant

Stephen E. Shay is a retired partner and consultant to Ropes & Gray and works closely with the firm to advise and support our clients on tax issues on an as needed basis.

Steve currently is a Senior Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School. Before joining the Harvard Law School faculty as a Professor of Practice in 2011, Mr. Shay was Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Tax Affairs in the United States Department of the Treasury. Prior to re-joining the Treasury Department in 2009, Mr. Shay was a tax partner for 22 years with Ropes & Gray, LLP. Steve also served in the Office of International Tax Counsel at the Department of the Treasury, including as International Tax Counsel, from 1982 to 1987.

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