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Marc D. Engel

Senior Counsel

Marc D. Engel represents major banks, mortgage companies, and loan servicers in various aspects of residential mortgage foreclosure litigation and mediation.

Marc has more than 20 years of experience practicing real estate law. In his real estate practice, Marc 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. 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.


J.D., University of Illinois Chicago School of Law, Chicago, Illinois, 1997
B.B.A., University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1993, Finance, with an emphasis in Accounting


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

State Bar Licenses


Court Admissions

U.S. District Ct., N.D. of Illinois
U.S. District Ct., C.D. of Illinois

Speaking Engagements:

  • 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