Areas of Practice
  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M. in Taxation, with distinction, 2001
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1998, Order of the Coif, Executive Articles Editor, Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law
  • University of Notre Dame, B.B.A. in Accountancy, magna cum laude, 1995
Judicial Clerkships
  • Hon. Judge Irvin G. Condon, Charleston County Probate Court, South Carolina
Bar & Court Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • South Carolina

Aaron P. Nocjar

1330 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington DC 20036
TEL: +1 202 429 6211
FAX: +1 202 429 3902

Aaron P. Nocjar is a partner in Steptoe's Washington office, where he is a member of the Tax Group.  He focuses on federal income taxation issues, with particular emphasis on the taxation of pass-through entities.

Mr. Nocjar advises clients in structuring transactions involving partnerships, limited liability companies, S corporations, REITs, and disregarded entities. In addition to providing tax planning advice, Mr. Nocjar assists clients throughout the Internal Revenue Service administrative process.  Mr. Nocjar also has experience addressing tax policy issues before Congress and the Treasury Department.

Mr. Nocjar’s clients range from high-net-worth individuals to family-run, closely-held businesses to multinational groups.  The industries he serves include entertainment, hospitality, energy (including alternative energy), the private equity/ venture capital/ hedge fund space, financial institutions, insurance, government contracts, and real estate development.


  • Legal 500 US, Domestic Tax: East Coast, 2013
  • Chair, Pass-Throughs and Real Estate Committee, Section of Taxation, DC Bar
  • Spoken on a number of partnership and S corporation tax topics for the Tax Executives Institute, ALI-ABA, Practising Law Institute, Tax Management, Inc., Southern Federal Tax Institute, and other various bar and CPA groups
  • Thomas Bradbury Chetwood, S.J. Prize for attaining the highest academic average in his graduating class (LL.M. in Taxation) at Georgetown University Law Center

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Professional Affiliations

  • Section of Taxation, DC Bar
  • Section of Taxation, American Bar Association