Stephen Sonenshine - BDO Atlanta

Stephen Sonenshine

Partner, Southeast TAS Tax Leader


BDO Atlanta Office



Executive Summary

Stephen Sonenshine is a partner in BDO’s Transaction Advisory Services practice with more than 12 years of experience advising domestic and multinational clients on tax issues associated with mergers and acquisitions. He has worked with public and private companies, private equity sponsors, and investors in preparing for and executing transactions ranging in value between $5 million and $5.5 billion. 
Stephen has extensive experience providing buy-side and sell-side due diligence and structuring advice related to acquisitions and dispositions. He has also advised clients on distressed company restructurings, entity rationalization, capital structure realignment, and strategies to preserve tax attributes.
He has worked with clients in a variety of industries, including consumer products, home building, energy, real estate, finance and banking, health and life science, and transportation/logistics.
Stephen is deeply involved in the community, lending his time and knowledge to professional and philanthropic organizations.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants
Association for Corporate Growth
Turnaround Management Association


M.Acc., University of Georgia
B.S., Accounting, University of Florida