Steven G. Shaw


Steve is not only an Attorney, but also a Certified Public Accountant.  He has broad experience in the fields of finance and accounting as well as law.  He is focused on minimizing tax obligations and maximizing asset protection, primarily with respect to estate planning and closely held businesses.  He was a peer-elected BARBRI representative and completed study abroad programs in Barcelona, London and Paris during his time in law school.

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Area of Legal Concentration

Steve is an Attorney in the Estate Planning and Tax practice areas at SFBBG. Steve’s experience has included tax compliance, tax and business structure planning, estate and gift tax, trusts and estate planning.  He has represented businesses and individuals in federal and state tax examinations and controversies and has experience in tax planning for ultra-high net worth clients and their closely held businesses.  Steve has also performed pro-bono work including tax compliance and the creation of wills and powers of attorney for low-income taxpayers.  



  • J.D., Indiana University – Bloomington, Mauer School of Law (merit scholarship)
  • M.B.A., Indiana University – Bloomington, Kelley School of Business (merit scholarship)
  • B.S., Oakland University
Professional Memberships
  • Illinois Bar Association