The shareholders of Flaster/Greenberg PC are pleased to announce the election of Steven Poulathas to shareholder.
“It is with great pleasure that we announce the election of Steven Poulathas to shareholder. Over the last four years, Steve’s extraordinary commitment and dedication to the firm’s Corporate Tax Practice has further strengthened the foundation of the practice group and is a clear indication of our continued bright future,” said Peter R. Spirgel, Managing Shareholder and Chief Operating Officer of Flaster/Greenberg.
Poulathas counsels and represents individuals, family-owned businesses and public companies in the tax, business and finance, and estate practice areas. In his capacity as a general outside counsel for privately held companies, his clients find Poulathas to be a trusted adviser that becomes an integral part of their business team.
With an LLM in Taxation and prior experience at the Internal Revenue Service in the Office of Chief Counsel, Poulathas has in-depth knowledge of the tax laws and assists clients with planning and structuring business transactions, mergers and reorganizations to minimize tax burdens. He also represents taxpayers before the IRS or other state taxing authorities with tax appeals, voluntary disclosures and other collection matters. With significant transactional experience at Flaster/Greenberg and previously at an international law firm, he guides clients in the formation, acquisition, disposition, and reorganization of business entities and their financing needs. Poulathas also works with clients to achieve a tax-efficient transfer of their businesses and wealth with strategic estate planning and estate administration.
Poulathas frequently publishes articles and lectures on the areas within his practice. Since joining the firm in 2008, Poulathas has been named a New Jersey “Rising Star” by New Jersey Super Lawyers magazine and an Awesome Attorney List by South Jersey Magazine. A civic leader and active volunteer in the community who is fluent in Greek and with conversational skills in Spanish, he is a legal advisor to the U.S./Greece Business Advisory Council and the Chios Societies of America and Canada. He has served in various leadership positions at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Atlantic City and was integral to its capital campaigns. Poulathas has also provided significant pro bono legal assistance to a variety of nonprofit charities and religious organizations.
Poulathas graduated summa cum laude from Villanova University School of Law where he ranked in the top five of his class. While in law school, he was a member of the Order of the Coif and served as associate editor of the Villanova Law Review. He and his wife, Athena, and their two sons reside in Cherry Hill.
- Steven Poulathas