Mark contributed to the establishment of D&S in 1990 as one of the firm’s founding shareholders. He practices primarily in the corporate, real estate, healthcare, financial planning and professional services areas of taxation. He also has extensive experience in representing clients before taxing authorities negotiating settlements of both substantive and collection matters.
Mark has been in public accounting since 1981. He previously worked at Laventhol & Horwath (L&H) as a tax manager in the Philadelphia office. While there, he also taught at Temple University School of Law as an adjunct professor. His work experience prior to L&H included a position at a national accounting firm and at the Internal Revenue Service.
Mark received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Drexel University, with a major in accounting. He also earned a juris doctor degree from the University of Toledo, and an LLM degree in taxation from Temple University School of Law. In addition, he holds a Series 65 Uniform Investment Advisor license.
Mark is also a partner in the Philadelphia law firm of Drucker Beckman Sobel, LLP. He is a member of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bars and is licensed to practice before the United States Tax Court.
Mark and his wife, Sharon, live in Haddonfield, New Jersey. Sharon is a librarian at a South Jersey high school.
Mark’s interests include reading both political and historical novels. He is also an avid runner who competes in various South Jersey 5K runs.
Mark spends a considerable amount of time involved in charitable causes and his synagogue. He is also a member of the Haddonfield Planning Board and has received service awards from the Boy Scouts of America, as well as from the Jewish Community Relations Council, where he has served on both boards.
Mark discusses the Philadelphia wage tax and its implications during quarantine - Planning Capital Management - July 21, 2020
Practice Professionally - A Guide to Ethical Behavior - Trust & Estates, July 21, 2017