Stephanie N. McDermott
Senior Associate
525 B Street, Suite 2200
San Diego, CA 92101
Practice Areas

Admissions: Texas

Professional Summary

Stephanie McDermott focuses her practice on various tax-related matters, including with respect to joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and other business transactions, as well as domestic wealth planning, with a particular focus on pass-through entities.

Representative Matters

  • Advised regarding tax aspects of various mergers and acquisitions, including acquisitions and sales of entities taxed as S corporations for federal income tax purposes
  • Assisted in representation of public and private REITs, including with respect to REIT compliance, acquisitions and dispositions and real estate joint ventures


  • Best Lawyers in America® Ones to Watch, Tax Law (2021-present)


  • J.D., cum laude, Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, 2013
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English with a minor in Chinese, Washington University in St. Louis, 2009