F. Steven Mahoney


Mr. Mahoney joined the Firm Of Counsel in 2007. Before joining Manley & Brautigam, Mr. Mahoney was Of Counsel to the law firm of Hughes Bauman Pfiffner Gorski & Seedorf, LLC. Prior to that he had a distinguished career as in-house tax counsel for multinational corporations, most recently, VP & General Tax Officer, ARCO Alaska, Inc.

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Steve’s practice areas currently focus on income tax and property tax controversy resolution, non-profit law, and entity formation/governance, limited liability companies, partnerships, and corporations.

He has also been affiliated with Foraker Group since its inception in 2000. His consultancy with Foraker centers on the business, governance, and tax related operating issues facing non-profits. This work includes education regarding formation, corporate documentation, corporate governance, interrelationships with the Internal Revenue Service, and the design of gifts and expectancies by planned giving. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Mr. Mahoney has presented before the U.S. Treasury, the Alaska Legislature and Agencies and has argued cases on behalf of his clients before various state courts and the United States Tax Court. He is a frequent facilitator of strategic and business planning with Boards of Directors and speaker in Continuing Education Programs related to nonprofit corporation operations, Sarbanes-Oxley and corporate governance, as well as corporate, LLC, and partnership formation issues.


Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
U.S. Tax Court


Co-author of the Bloomberg BNA Alaska Corporate Income Tax Portfolio (2017, 2018)


J.D., University of San Francisco, 1985
B.S., Accounting/Computer Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1979


Alaska Bar Association
Texas Bar Association
California Bar Association
American Bar Association
Supreme Court of Alaska, 1991
Supreme Court of Texas, 1987
Supreme Court of California, 1986


My kids and community nonprofit activities.