Mark Mesler, J.D.

Mark S. Mesler Principal, Tax Controversy & Risk Management Services Mark joined Ernst & Young in 2000 after a 12-year career representing the IRS. He was a trial attorney for IRS Chief Counsel where he represented the agency before the U.S. Tax and Bankruptcy Courts. He specialized in complex litigation and bankruptcy matters. Mark was also designated a Special Assistant United States Attorney. Mark is the Southeast leader of E&Y’s Tax Controversy & Risk Management Services. He represents clients before all levels of the IRS. He also advises our professionals and clients on IRS practice, reportable transactions, penalties, disclosures, bankruptcy, and other technical tax issues. Mark is a frequent speaker at legal and accounting seminars on IRS practice, tax litigation, and bankruptcy tax issues. He is also the author of several papers on these subjects. Mark is a member of the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council, which suggests operational improvements, offers constructive operations about IRS’ current or proposed policies, programs, and procedures, and advises the IRS on particular issues having substantive effect on federal tax administration. He currently serves as Chair of the Large Business & International sub-group of IRSAC. Mark received his law degree from Georgia State University where he concentrated in tax law andlitigation. He is a member of the Georgia Bar. issues. He is also the author of several papers on these subjects. Mark is a member of the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council, which suggests operational improvements, offers constructive operations about IRS’ current or proposed policies, programs, and procedures, and advises the IRS on particular issues having substantive effect on federal tax administration. He currently serves as Chair of the Large Business & International sub-group of IRSAC. Mark received his law degree from Georgia State University where he concentrated in tax law and litigation. He is a member of the Georgia Bar.