Mark concentrates his practice in a number of areas of tax law, with an emphasis on Employee Stock Ownership Plans. He has experience in dealing with the international and domestic tax treatment of corporate restructuring, spin-offs, dispositions and acquisitions, financial products and tax controversies. He regularly works with commercial, industrial and financial clients.

He also assists business owners preparing for succession of or exit from their businesses through various alternatives (management buyouts, ESOPs, recapitalizations, and minority or majority sales of the business) by, assisting them in optimizing the structure of the transaction to achieve the desired outcome.

In addition to being a lawyer and a tax strategist, he is a licensed (non-practicing) Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Financial Planner and a FINRA-licensed Series 7, 66 and 69 registered representative.

Mark worked as a law clerk in the U.S. Attorney’s office in Lubbock, Texas.

  • Texas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • ESOP Association
  • National Center for Employee Ownership

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M. in Taxation, with distinction
  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D.
  • Texas Tech University School of Business, MBA
  • Texas Christian University, BBA in Accounting

 

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • Texas

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Mark Russell
Mark B. Russell
Of Counsel
mark.russell@stevenslee.com
  • Reading
  • Phone: 817.566.1013
Practice
  • Corporate, Finance and Capital Markets
Education
  • Georgetown University Law Center
  • Texas Tech University School of Law

Mark concentrates his practice in a number of areas of tax law, with an emphasis on Employee Stock Ownership Plans. He has experience in dealing with the international and domestic tax treatment of corporate restructuring, spin-offs, dispositions and acquisitions, financial products and tax controversies. He regularly works with commercial, industrial and financial clients.

He also assists business owners preparing for succession of or exit from their businesses through various alternatives (management buyouts, ESOPs, recapitalizations, and minority or majority sales of the business) by, assisting them in optimizing the structure of the transaction to achieve the desired outcome.

In addition to being a lawyer and a tax strategist, he is a licensed (non-practicing) Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Financial Planner and a FINRA-licensed Series 7, 66 and 69 registered representative.

Mark worked as a law clerk in the U.S. Attorney’s office in Lubbock, Texas.

  • Texas Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • ESOP Association
  • National Center for Employee Ownership

Education

  • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M. in Taxation, with distinction
  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D.
  • Texas Tech University School of Business, MBA
  • Texas Christian University, BBA in Accounting

 

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • Texas
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