E-mail: sschiffman@ssbc-law.com

Steven J. Schiffman concentrates his practice in the fields of business, taxation (including business and estate planning and administration), commercial loans, bank asset recovery and workout and non-profit corporation law. He also provides counsel in the areas of general litigation, real estate and personal injury.

For an experienced tax attorney, Harrisburg, PA residents trust Steven J. Schiffman, of Schiffman, Sheridan & Brown P.C., for legal counsel. He is a graduate with distinction of the Pennsylvania State University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1974. In 1977, he graduated from Capital University School of Law with a Juris Doctorate magna cum laude. In 1983, Mr. Schiffman received his Master’s of Law in Taxation from Temple University School of Law. After graduation from law school in 1977, Mr. Schiffman served as an Assistant Attorney General with the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue until the beginning of 1980.

After a short period of private practice concentrating in labor law, taxation and antitrust litigation, Mr. Schiffman joined Ms. Serratelli to form Serratelli & Schiffman in 1980. Partner Michael F. Brown, now retired, joined the firm in 1990. Since that time, Mr. Schiffman has practiced in the areas of State and Federal taxation, estate planning, personal injury, commercial litigation, non-profit corporations, banking law, commercial loans and asset recovery and workout.

Mr. Schiffman acts as a tax lawyer to both non-profit and for-profit corporations. Since 1996 he has been General Counsel to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy. He is a member in the R.A.P. Agency, LLC and practices residential and commercial real estate law. He is a frequent lecturer to professional groups as well as local and statewide organizations on matters such as estate planning, non- profit corporation law and land trusts.

Mr. Schiffman is admitted to the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, United States Tax Court and the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Schiffman is married with two sons. He served on the Board of Directors for over 20 years on the Susquehanna Township Emergency Medical Services. He is past Director of We Conserve PA (formerly Pennsylvania Land Trust Association) and currently serves on the Policy Committee.

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Areas of Practice:

Business Taxation, Estate Planning and Administration, Non-Profit Corporation Law Banking

Bar Admissions:

Pennsylvania U.S. District Court, Middle District of Pennsylvania United States Tax Court
, Supreme Court of the United States


Capital University Law School, Columbus, Ohio, 1977

Juris Doctorate

Honors: Magna Cum Laude Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1983 Master’s of Law in Taxation Pennsylvania State University, 1974 Bachelor of Science

Honors: With Distinction

Representative Clients:

Mid Penn Bank

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy

Classes/Seminars Taught:

Conservation Easements and Marcellus Shale, 2010

On going lecturer for PALTA-PA Land Trust Association

Community Involvement:

Board Member, Susquehanna Township Emergency Management Services

Advisory Board, PA Land Trust Association

Past Employment Positions:

Pennsylvania Department of Revenue, Assistant Attorney General, 1977 – 1980

For a knowledgeable and capable tax attorney, Harrisburg, PA residents know they can trust Steven J. Schiffman for legal counsel. Also serving residents of Hershey, Carlisle, Camp Hill, and surrounding areas in Central PA, our firm offers counsel to many areas of Pennsylvania. For more information on how he can advise you, email him at the address above or call our office to make a personal appointment.