Steven Chung has been a tax lawyer since 2006. He received his law degree from Whittier Law School and received a Masters in Tax (LLM) from Loyola Law School where he graduated with honors and high distinction.
While a student at Loyola, he was selected as a national finalist at the American Bar Association’s Law Student Tax Challenge where he submitted a tax optimization strategy for a proposed business sale and guidance on a proposed executive compensation package which included cash, stock options and performance bonuses.
He also wrote a student research paper on the proposed taxation of virtual currencies, called “Real Taxation of Virtual Commerce”. This article was published at the Virginia Tax Review, one of top academic tax journals in the country. In addition, his article was cited by the IRS’s Annual Taxpayer Advocate Report.
He also writes about taxes and law firm matters at Lawyerist.com, a website devoted to helping small-firm attorneys grow and develop their practices. He has also been featured in Legal Talk Network and mentioned in Above The Law, an influential legal news blog.
In addition to his tax work, he also serves as general counsel to businesses.