Steven Tepper

  • Lecturer in Law

Steven G. Tepper recently retired as a partner in the New York office of Arnold & Porter. His practice covered a broad range of corporate, commercial, and financial transactions, including securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and international finance and business transactions.

Tepper frequently represented domestic and foreign issuers and underwriters in securities offerings and other capital-raising transactions. He also represented domestic and foreign companies in a broad range of industries, in merger-and-acquisition transactions, joint ventures, distribution, licensing, manufacturing and marketing arrangements, trade issues, employment matters, and other matters related to their U.S. and international businesses.

In addition to his representation of private sector clients, Tepper for many years represented foreign sovereigns, including the governments of Israel, Turkey, and Hungary, in connection with their U.S. bond offerings, the privatization of state-owned enterprises, and other financial transactions. He has also served as a consultant to international organizations on privatization and related matters.

Currently, Tepper serves as General Counsel to Selfhelp Community Services, a major not-for-profit social services, healthcare and housing agency. Tepper is also Chairman of the Board of Innovation: Africa, a not-for-profit that brings Israeli solar energy, water and irrigation technologies to remote African villages.