Stephen H. King

Stephen H. King

Managing Owner Since 2009
Owner Since 2005
Director Since 2003
McLean, Virginia
703-761-5016 (Direct Line)

Stephen H. King is the managing owner of Gammon & Grange, P.C. and co-directs its Exempt Organizations Practice Group. His practice concentrates on the representation of tax-exempt organizations involved in both domestic and international activities, including such matters as structuring and establishing organizations, compliance with federal and state tax and regulatory requirements, risk management issues, and human resources

Community Involvement:
Good Samaritan Advocates, Volunteer Attorney
Metropolitan Washington Airports Interfaith Chapels, Board Member
Children's Hope and Future Foundation, Board Member
Cherrydale Baptist Church, Elder

Personal Note:
My wife Allison and I have two sons and reside in Vienna, Virginia. I'm active in my local church, and most days I spend time in the water with a master's swim team.


Areas of Practice

  • Preventive Law
  • General Corporate
  • Nonprofit and Exempt Organizations

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court


  • Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
    • Master of Laws
    • Honors: With Distinction
  • Northeastern University School of Law, Boston, Massachusetts
    • Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Wheaton College
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science magna cum laude

Published Works

  • Being a ‘Daniel’ After Obergefell, Outcomes, 2016
  • A Church by Another Name, Church Law and Tax Report, 2014
  • Religious Identity, How to strengthen your mission’s religious identity – and why it matters, an article in Association of Gospel Rescue Missions Rescue Magazine, 2016
  • Tax Exempt Organizations Boot Camp, 2019 National Business Institute, October, 2019
  • Top Mistakes Nonprofits Make, 2018 National Business Institute, October, 2018
  • Operating with Affiliate Organizations, 2017 Aronson Church Finance and Operations Conference, October, 2017
  • Overtime for Churches Made Simple, 2017 The Church Network Conference, July, 2017
  • Religious Identity: Living Prophetically in a Changing Culture, 2017 Christian Leadership Alliance Outcomes Conference, April, 2017
  • Religious Liberty 'In the Trenches' Tips, 2017 Christian Leadership Alliance Outcomes Conference, April, 2017
  • Tax Exempt Organizations Boot Camp, 2016 National Business Institute, August, 2016
  • Being A Daniel After Obergefell:
 Living Faithfully and Fruitfully, 2016 Christian Leadership Alliance Outcomes Conference, April, 2016
  • Religious Identity Audits, 2016 Christian Leadership Alliance Outcomes Conference,, April, 2016
  • Challenges to Religious Liberty: Tax Exemption, Contribution Deduction, Ministerial Housing Allowance, 2015 Common Ground Church Network, October, 2015
  • State Charitable Solicitation Regulation: Negotiating the Maze, 2014 BMWL National Nonprofit Conference, October, 2014
  • Religious Employment, Churches & Political Activity, Ministerial Housing Allowance Update, Funding International Activities, 2014 Aronson Church Finance and Operations Conference, October, 2014
  • Religious Liberty Update: Key Cases You Should Know (with George R. Grange II), 2014 Church Compliance Conference, September, 2014
  • Tax Exempt Organizations: Legal Issues Update, 2013 Consortium of Christian Study Centers Annual Meeting, November, 2013
  • Advising on Operational Issues, and Unrelated Business Taxable Income, 2013 National Business Institute, July, 2013
  • Missionary Compensation Planning in Dynamic Cultural and Legal Times, and Form 990: Filing Exceptions and Foreign Activity Reporting, 2012 Mission Administration & Finance Conference, February, 2012
  • Federal Funding and Legal Rules for Faith-Based Organizations, Government’s Gaze on Governance, and Religious Employment: Policy and Legal Issues, 2010 Association of Gospel Rescue Missions Conference, May, 2010
  • G&G Law Alert (Former Editor), Gammon & Grange, P.C

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • International Network of Boutique Law Firms
  • Christian Legal Society

Past Employment Positions

  • Instructor in International Business and International Trade Law, China