Stephen (Steve) R. Shirley

Director of Trust and Tax Services

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  • BA (English), Clark University, 1969

Stephen (Steve) R. Shirley

Director of Trust and Tax Services

Steve Shirley is the director of trust & tax services for the firm’s private client practice group (PCG). In this role, he oversees trust administration, investment management, financial planning, client tax services, estate settlement and trust operations in support of the PCG lawyers. Steve is a member of the firm’s staff key leadership group and reports to the chief financial officer.

Steve has been with Ropes & Gray in his current role for over 13 years. He came to the firm following a successful career in the financial services industry, where he managed the trust department−including the areas of trust administration, investment management and business development−for several banking institutions. He also served as a member of the executive management team of these institutions.