James Steele concentrates his practice on federal tax controversy, representing clients before the US Tax Court, the US Court of Federal Claims, and US district and appellate courts. James also represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service, assisting with IRS examinations, appeals, ruling requests, and other administrative proceedings. He advises clients on a variety of United States and international tax matters. Before joining Morgan Lewis, James served as law clerk to Judge Carolyn P. Chiechi of the United States Tax Court.
New York University School of Law, 2015, LL.M.
University of South Carolina School of Law, 2014, J.D., Cum Laude
University of South Carolina, 2009, B.S., Accounting, Cum Laude
District of Columbia
US Tax Court
US Court of Federal Claims
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Clerkship to Judge Carolyn P. Chiechi of the US Tax Court
Awards and Affiliations
Ones to Watch, Litigation and Controversy – Tax, Washington, DC, The Best Lawyers in America (2023, 2024)
Ones to Watch, Tax Law, Washington, DC, The Best Lawyers in America (2024)
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Tax, Law360 (2017)