Mark Engel is the partner in charge of Bricker & Eckler's Cincinnati-Dayton office. Mark's practice is taxation, with concentrated experience in all aspects of state and local taxation, including tax planning, compliance, and litigation in sales and use, income, commercial activity, public utility, and property taxation. In addition, Mark works in the areas of economic development, federal personal and corporate taxation and nonprofit and social enterprise tax issues. He serves as tax counsel to the Ohio Manufacturers' Association and played a key role in designing several provisions of Ohio tax reform efforts.
Mark has briefed and argued more than 80 cases in the Supreme Court of Ohio, and appeared in every appellate district in Ohio. He successfully litigated several precedent setting cases involving key issues of state taxation in Ohio. In addition, Mark negotiated numerous incentive packages for enterprises looking to expand in Ohio and served as tax counsel to the electric industry during industry restructuring, including assisting in drafting numerous tax provisions to the restructuring legislation.
Tax Counsel to Ohio Manufacturers Association — Serve as tax counsel to OMA; played key role in Ohio tax reform effort in 2005 and electric utility tax reform in 1999
Taxpayer's Counsel — Successfully litigated numerous state tax controversies before the Ohio Board of Tax Appeals, all 12 courts of appeal, and over 80 cases before the Ohio Supreme Court.