Stephen G. Schafer

Stephen G. Schafer is a partner in the Southfield office of Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss. He is a member of the Firm's Business Transaction Group, specializing in business law, public finance and municipal law.

He represents private companies in a broad range of business services, including equity and debt financing, acquisitions and divestitures. Steve also regularly represents issuers, underwriters, credit enhancers and corporate trustees in tax-exempt financing for infrastructure development and all types of public facilities, such as jails, municipal buildings, court buildings and public recreation facilities on both a tax-exempt and taxable basis.

Steve earned his Bachelor's degree from Georgetown University and is a cum laude graduate of Wayne State University Law School.

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan
  • U.S. Federal Courts

Honors & Awards

  • Dbusiness Top Lawyer, 2011-2016
  • Best Lawyers in America 2011-2018
  • Chambers USA Best Lawyer, 2007-2009

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan—Member
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers—Member