Steven Kolias


Steven Kolias

Special Counsel

Washington, D.C. | 1900 K Street, NW, Washington, DC, United States of America 20006-1110
+1 202 261 3443 | +1 202 261 3333

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Steven J. Kolias concentrates his practice on the state taxation of business and investment entities as well as the federal tax aspects of financial instruments and investment vehicles, particularly with respect to mortgage and asset-backed securitizations. Mr. Kolias has advised extensively on the tax aspects of residential mortgage securitizations structured as real estate mortgage investment conduits (REMICs). In addition, he has represented nonprofit organizations in connection with employment tax matters and obtaining tax-exempt status.

During law school, he served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Thomas J. McAvoy, Chief Judge of the United State District Court, Northern District of New York.

  • Harvard University, A.B., cum laude, 1994
  • Northeastern University, M.B.A., M.S. Accounting, 1996
  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, J.D., 2001
  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., with Distinction, Taxation, 2009
  • District of Columbia
  • California
  • Taxation Section, District of Columbia Bar