Steve Lueker

Of Counsel, Tax Law


New York State Bar (2004)

Law School

New York University School of Law, LL.M. (Tax Law, 1996)

California Western School of Law, J.D. (1995)


Wesleyan University, A. (Modern European History, 1989)

Steve Lueker provides tax legal counsel to businesses in various industries. He also has over 20 years of experience working extensively in both finance and law, beginning his career as a tax attorney in 1996. In 2001, he joined HVB Group, a large European investment bank where he headed up the bank’s structuring group for North America, including responsibility for HVB’s North American financial institutions group. In that capacity, he structured bespoke financing and derivatives transactions, which covered a broad spectrum of asset classes. He later established a derivatives sales desk where he led the derivatives trading. After the financial collapse of Lehman Brothers, Mr. Lueker worked on the bankruptcy estate of Lehman Brothers, working out and restructuring derivatives transactions.