Marc is a Partner at Al Akeel & Partners and is a US-trained legal consultant with over 19 years of experience in providing advisory services on a wide range of legal matters in both the corporate and commercial spheres. Marc’s career spanned practices in Saudi Arabia, the UAE, and USA. Marc was recommended as a corporate legal consultant of note by prominent publication “Corporate Law Experts” in 2019.
Marc has advised a variety of clients, including local and international entities/conglomerates, family-owned businesses, high net worth individuals, government organizations, and small and medium sized enterprises, on transactions involving joint ventures, M&A, initial public offerings, rights issues, real estate development, agency and distribution, franchises, intellectual property, corporate formations, employment, and company restructuring. Marc’s experience includes the drafting of advice on a wide variety of Saudi laws and regulations, as well as the drafting of appropriate legal documentation associated with the types of transactions listed above.
Marc’s clients most appreciate that he is constantly available when needed, is regularly responsive, and is humble in character. Marc’s colleagues most appreciate that he has an open-door policy and is constantly giving of his time to offer any advice or feedback sought.
Marc obtained his Juris Doctor degree from Valparaiso University School of Law in Indiana and his Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Boston University. Marc is fluent in speaking English, Arabic, and French.