Kenneth S. Engel

Kenneth S. Engel

Founder since 1998
Location:
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Phone:
612-504-5128
Fax:
612-343-2226
Email:

Ken Engel founded Engel Professional Association in 1998 after an extensive career in successful business turnarounds and in real estate development, construction, and finance in the office, multi-family, mixed use, hospitality, specialty use and distressed property arenas. Frequently working with distressed and restructuring projects, Ken addressed and created solutions on a wide spectrum of business- and development-related issues. A magna cum laude graduate of William Mitchell College of Law, Ken brings over twenty years of real-world, practical business experience and provides clients with unique perspectives and personalized insights. He is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association and the Hennepin County Bar Association, and is admitted to practice law in the State of Minnesota, the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Recognized in the community for excellence in service, Ken was named 2013 Volunteer of the Year by the Minnesota Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board. He served for six years on the Minnesota Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board, including as Vice-Chair of the Board and Chair of the Board's DEC Committee, served for four years on the Minnesota Fourth District Ethics Committee (DEC), served in leadership and advisory positions for the Minnesota State Bar Association, the Hennepin County Bar Association, the Society of Financial Service Professionals – Twin Cities Chapter, the Minnesota Accounting Aid Society, Minneapolis Way to Grow, the Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board, the Internal Revenue Service’s and Minnesota Department of Revenue’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, the St. Paul Children’s Home Society’s Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program, and the Anwatin Community Nursery School Board, was a 2007 Minnesota Super Lawyers Rising Star, has been an active member of a number of professional organizations, and serves on the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas’ Speakers Bureau, and on the governing council of Generations of the Shoah International (GSI), the world’s largest Holocaust family organization.

Areas of Practice

  • Transaction Services
  • Strategic Asset, Market, and Operational Planning
  • Commercial Development Representation
  • Site Acquisition and Relocation
  • Site Use Evaluation
  • Operational Strategic and Performance Evaluation
  • Estate and Trust Planning
  • Portfolio Value Enhancement
  • Economic and Market Impact Analysis
  • Financial Consulting
  • Litigation, Arbitration, and Mediation Support
  • Plaintiff-Based Attorney Malpractice Matters

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Education

  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. magna cum laude

Honors and Awards

  • 2013 Volunteer of the Year, Minnesota Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board
  • 2007 Minnesota Super Lawyers Rising Star

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Hennepin County Bar Association

Pro Bono Activities

  • Society of Financial Service Professionals – Twin Cities Chapter
  • Minnesota Accounting Aid Society
  • Minneapolis Way to Grow
  • Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board
  • Internal Revenue Service’s and Minnesota Department of Revenue’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program
  • St. Paul Children’s Home Society’s Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program
  • Anwatin Community Nursery School Board
  • Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota
  • Generations of the Shoah International (GSI)