Marc D. Engel

Senior Counsel


130 E. Randolph St.
Suite 3900
Chicago, IL 60601
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J.D., The John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois, 1997
B.B.A., University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1993, Finance, with an emphasis in Accounting
State Bar Licenses
Court Admissions
U.S. District Ct., N.D. of Illinois
U.S. District Ct., C.D. of Illinois

Marc D. Engel

Senior Counsel

Marc D. Engel is Senior Counsel in Clark Hill’s Real Estate group, based in the firm’s Chicago office.  Marc has over 20 years of experience practicing real estate law.  In his real estate practice, Marc has represented major banks, mortgage companies, and loan servicers, in all aspects of residential mortgage foreclosure litigation and mediation.  He has represented both lenders and private buyers in building code matters, eminent domain proceedings, and post-foreclosure actions for possession as well as actions for possession referred by court appointed receivers.  Marc has counseled and advised clients in a wide range of commercial and residential real estate transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions, sales and leasing of commercial, multi-use and residential properties, development and construction transactions and condominium formation and conversion, as well as 1031 tax deferred exchanges.  He also has extensive experience representing owners of residential and commercial properties in the reduction of real estate tax assessments before various county boards of review and the Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board.

Marc is also a licensed real estate broker.


  • Panelist, United States Foreclosure Network (USFN): Illinois Foreclosures and Eviction (June 2004)
  • Panelist, United States Foreclosure Network (USFN): Code Violation and Watchman Ordinance (September 2003)
  • Panelist, United States Foreclosure Network (USFN): Fast Track Demolition (July 2002)
  • Speaker, Coldwell Banker: Mortgage Foreclosure, REO/Short Sales and Real Estate Tax Law
Illinois State Bar Association
DuPage County Bar Association
Lake County Bar Association
West Suburban Alumni Chapter PAD, Lawyer-to-Lawyer Mentoring Program
North Shore Association of Realtors
Practice Areas
Real Estate