Mark S. Frankel

  • Michigan 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit 1989
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Oakland University: B.S. 1983
  • Wayne State University: J.D. 1988
  • Michigan Bar Association – Corporate Litigation, Bankruptcy, Probate Law and Commercial Law Sections
  • American Bar Association
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Oakland/Livingston Legal Aid Private Attorney Involvement Program
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court’s Pro Bono Program
  • Board Member for the Citizens Alliance to the Oakland County Probate and Circuit Courts
  • Member of the Oakland County Circuit Court’s Bench Bar Conference
  • Master with the Oakland County Inns of Court

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(248) 489-8600

MARK S. FRANKEL is a shareholder of the firm. Mr. Frankel is a member of the firm’s litigation section and he has concentrated his practice in the arena of probate law, complex commercial litigation, real estate, bankruptcy and creditors rights, commercial and business law.  He is head of the firm’s Probate Litigation Group.  Examples of some of the matters he has handled include:

  • Representation of estates, trusts, trustees and beneficiaries in contested estate, trust and probate administration matters
  • Probate Court proceedings of all types, including Will, trust and estate administration and contests, guardianships, conservatorships, trust reformations, Trustee representation and examination of accountings
  • Real estate litigation and administrative proceedings, including zoning and land use proceedings, contract litigation, environmental compliance and economic development
  • Resolving title disputes
  • Representation of individuals and business entities in connection with tax controversies before the Internal Revenue Service, the Michigan Tax Tribunal, zoning Boards of Appeal and other courts and administrative bodies
  • Complex commercial litigation, including corporate governance issues, contractual disputes, breach of fiduciary duty, unfair competition, covenants not to compete, fraud and deceptive trade practices, disparagement, dissolutions and other business claims