Stephen J. Dunn is a leading national authority on compliance with United States laws concerning foreign financial accounts. He and his law firm, Dunn Counsel PLC, have represented hundreds of U.S. persons, throughout the United States and beyond, in complying with U.S. laws concerning foreign financial accounts.
Mr. Dunn has represented taxpayers in civil tax litigation and in criminal tax prosecutions throughout his 32-year legal career.
Mr. Dunn is also a prolific writer. He has contributed to Forbes, Bloomberg, and Newsmax. He has written a treatise, Foreign Accounts Compliance, and updates it annually. MMr. Dunn plans to write additional books.
Mr. Dunn has litigated for clients throughout his career. In recent years he had a great deal of success recovering for citizens property unlawfully seized by the Obama Administration, and their attorney fees.
Mr. Dunn also performs estate planning for clients throughout the United States. He is expert in Federal estate and gift tax.
By way of background, Mr. Dunn was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He earned his B.S.B.A. cum laude from Aquinas College in Accounting in 1978. Upon graduating from Aquinas, Mr. Dunn joined the audit staff of the Grand Rapids office of Ernst & Young. He earned the Michigan Certified Public Accountant designation. Then he matriculated at Notre Dame Law School. He served as Staff Member and Associate Editor of the Notre Dame Law Review. He earned his J.D. from Notre Dame in 1985, and his LL.M. (Taxation) from Washington University in St. Louis in 1991.
Mr. Dunn and his wife, Geri, have three grown children, and eight grandchildren.
February 2, 2017