Stephen Owen focuses primarily in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, business transactions, corporate and partnership tax planning, real estate tax planning, and business and estate planning for closely held enterprises and their owners.

Stephen represents a variety of publicly traded corporations and REITs, as well as many successful privately owned entities. He has written for various professional journals on a variety of tax and business topics, including extensive works on corporate, partnership, and real estate taxation and estate planning. He is a member of the editorial boards of The Journal of Real Estate Taxation and The Journal of Pass-Through Entities. He is a frequent speaker on tax and business topics at nationally recognized programs, including The NYU Institute on Federal Taxation, The Southern Federal Tax Institute, The NYU Real Estate Tax Institute, The Virginia Conference on Federal Taxation, The New Jersey Tax Institute, The North Carolina Tax Institute, The Tennessee Tax Institute, The Kentucky Tax Institute, The William & Mary Tax Conference, Peerspan Real Estate Finance, formerly The National Association of Real Estate Companies Tax Conference and The Texas Tax Institute.

Stephen is a past chair of the Partnerships and LLCs Committee of the ABA Section of Taxation and is a past chair of the Section of Taxation of the Maryland State Bar Association. He is a Fellow of The American College of Tax Counsel and is an active member of Real Estate Roundtable and NAREIT.