Justin C. Steele ESQ

Justin joined the firm in 2017 as a Senior Tax Manager. He has more than 13 years of private and public accounting experience. Prior to joining Schneider Downs, Justin was a Senior Tax Manager for a big four public accounting firm and worked in the tax department of a global pharmaceuticals and chemicals company.

His background includes advising public and private corporations of all sizes, in the areas of federal tax consulting and compliance, tax accounting, and mergers and acquisitions. Justin’s understanding of the corporate tax life cycle facilitates accurate income tax calculations for integration into financial statements and corporate income tax returns.

Justin advises clients in diversified sectors including consumer products and retail, healthcare, and manufacturing and distribution


B.A. - Accounting, University of Pittsburgh
J.D. - Duquesne University School of Law

Professional and Community Involvement

Member—Allegheny County Bar Association - Taxation Section

Member—Schneider Downs SEC Practice Group

Do you have a hobby or personal passion?

I enjoy spending time with my wife and son and boating on the Allegheny River.


What was the best advice you’ve ever received?

Treat everyone like a future client.


People would be surprised to know that I…….

Was interviewed twice on the Gretchen Carlson Show on Fox News.


What is the best or most interesting thing about your career?

Helping my client’s understand the tax impact of business transactions.


What was your first job?

Bagging groceries and collecting shopping carts from the parking lot at the local Giant Eagle.


When you have an hour of free time, what do you like to do?

Spend time with my son.


Do you have advice for young professionals?

Be a sponge.


Justin C. Steele ESQ

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Shareholder Mark DiPietrantonio has been with the firm since 1995 and brings extensive experience in all areas of tax planning, research and compliance.

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