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Concentration in the field of election and campaign finance law, with a
specific focus in taxation of political entities as well as legislation
and the legislative process.

Previous employment at the Ohio Senate, former clerk at the Ohio 10th
District Court of Appeals, and extern at the Ohio Supreme Court.

Represent and advise candidates, lobbyists, political action committees, and ballot issue committees.

Assist clients with compliance with federal and state lobbying laws,
campaign finance and election laws, local and statewide ballot
initiatives and referenda, legislative drafting and all other matters
involving legislation and elections.

Bar Admissions:

State of Ohio
United States Supreme Court
United States Tax Court
United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio




Nonprofit Taxation/Taxation of Political Entities; Political Law; Legislative Law; Campaign Finance


Practice areas


  1. Election Campaign: 70%
    13 years
  2. Tax: 25%
    13 years
  3. Ethics: 5%
    13 years

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    I endorse Mark without hesitation. Great lawyer, great Firm, and nobody does it better in Ohio Election and Campaign Law.


    Robert Beattey
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Contact info

McTigue & McGinnis LLC

545 E Town St
Columbus, OH, 43215

Lilly USA

5990 Heritage Lakes Drive
Hilliard, OH, 43026



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising Star in Legislative & Governmental AffairsSuper Lawyers2015
Rising Star in Legislative & Governmental AffairsSuper Lawyers2014
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Rising Star in Political LawSuper Lawyers2013
Rising Star in Political LawSuper Lawyers2012
Rising Star in Political LawSuper Lawyers2011
Rising Star in Political LawSuper Lawyers2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerM Group Public Affairs2007 - Present
PartnerMcTigue & McGinnis LLC2004 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
The Just Society Law & Education Center, Inc.Chairman of the Board/Co-Founder2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State ex rel. Knowlton v. Noble Cty. Bd. of ElectionsWrit of Prohibition granted to prevent candidacy
State ex rel. Scioto Downs v. BrunnerWrit of Mandamus pursuant to Sec1g, Art. II denied
State ex rel. City of Upper Arlington v. Franklin Cty. Bd. of ElectionsWrit of Prhibition Granted
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Capital University Law SchoolTaxationLL.M - Master of Laws2004
Capital University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2003
Ohio State University, ColumbusHuman EcologyBS - Bachelor of Science1999