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TODD S ENGEL-  Managing Partner

Phone- 315-373-0181
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Todd S. Engel was born in Syracuse, New York on March 28, 1967. He earned his BS Degree from Syracuse University in 1990 and his JD from Syracuse University in 1996. Todd S. Engel was admitted to the New York State bar  and the Northern District of the United States District Court in 1998. Mr Engel is a member of the Onondaga County Bar Association, Saratoga County Bar Association, New York State Bar Association and the American Bar Association. Mr Engel has been named to Marquis Who’s Who in the East and Who’s Who in the Law.

Todd Engel is the firm’s managing partner  dedicated to building relationships with his clients in New York State. He has developed a transaction-oriented corporate and commercial practice, regularly representing professional clients in structuring, negotiating, financing, and documenting business acquisition and business operations. In addition, he has negotiated commercial purchases and leases for his clients. Mr. Engel’s corporate practice involves working with business owners, accounting firms, and other professional advisors to provide an  integrated professional service to the firm’s clients engaging in operating small business in Upstate New York.

Civil Litigation is a major component of Mr Engel’s practice area. Mr. Engel has successfully litigated both commercial claims and personal claims.  He has tried and resolved matters throughout the courts in New York, as well as matters in New Jersey and Ohio. Eac litigation matter is vastly different but Mr. Engel has the knowledge and experience to guide yu, the client through the process.

In addition to his transactional practice, Mr. Engel regularly represents corporate clients on matters of governance, shareholder relations, employee matters, and general contracting issues. His clients have included public and large private corporations, financial institutions and small business ventures.  Mr. Engel is also an arbitrator for Syracuse City Court, with respect to Small Claim matters.
Mr Engel also practices in the area of estate planning and probate. Having a compassionate, knowledgable advocate willing to do what is necessary for you and your family during their time of need is something that Mr. Engel takes pride in. He has attended conferences throughout America dealing with the disposition of estates, creation of family trusts and probate challenges. Let Mr. Engel be your advocate.
Family Law and Divorce is another practice area that Mr. Engel actively practices in. He has represented parties in Divorce and Custody matters for over 15 years. Being a father of two children; Mr. Engel recognizes that the best interest of the child is the paramount concern through these matters. He strives to deal with these stressfull situations with prompt and thorough communication and strategy. He understands that these are difficult times and works hard to make sure your rights as a spouse and/or a parent are protected.
Mr. Engel represents individuals, partnerships, owners, trainers, and jockeys in the thoroughbred and standardbred industry. He negotiates partnership agreements, buy outs, foal share agreements. He represents jockeys, owners, and trainers before the New York Gaming Commission.
Mr Engel lives in Fayetteville, NY and Ballston Spa, NY. He has two  teenage children. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Kidney Foundation of Central New York , the ARC Foundation of Central New York and Temple Concord and has served  on numerous boards including serving Camp TLC,  Captain Youth and Family Services, Syracuse Jewish Family Services and Syracuse First.  He looks forward to discussing your legal needs.