Stephanie Chapman’s practice is focused on tax planning for businesses and individuals and frequently includes advising clients regarding partnership tax matters, complex business transactions, business succession planning and wealth transfer tax issues. In addition, she regularly advises clients on asset protection and choice of entity issues and structuring.
Stephanie has experience in structuring venture capital transactions and other types of business investments, structuring reorganizations and dissolutions, tax aspects of public and private securities offerings, and qualification for state tax incentives. In addition, Stephanie utilizes a number of sophisticated wealth transfer tax planning techniques in her practice, including sales to intentionally defective grantor trusts, private annuity transactions, grantor retained annuity trusts and valuation discount planning with limited partnerships, limited liability companies and corporations.
Stephanie's achievements have earned her inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America (tax law; trusts and estates) and Oklahoma Super Lawyers' list of "Oklahoma Rising Stars," which recognizes the state’s top up-and-coming attorneys.
Stephanie regularly speaks to law students at the various law schools and universities in Oklahoma. She also recently judged the national round of the ABA Client Counseling Competition.