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Martin S. Appel, American lawyer, specializing in the field of. Member of Troop Meisinger Steuber & Pasich, LLP.


Appel, Martin Sherman was born on March 15, 1933 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Philip T. and Pearl (Goldman) Appel.


Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University, 1953. Juris Doctor, Northwestern University, 1956.


Worked at Troop Meisinger Steuber & Pasich, LLP. Admitted to the bar, 1956, Illinois. 1958, California.

Phi Alpha Delta.

Beta Alpha Psi. Author: "Motion Picture Service Company: A Service to the Motion Picture Industry," 27th USC Tax Institute, 1975. 33rd USC Tax Institute, 1981. "The Personal Service Corporation - A Tax Planning Tool," 33rd USC Tax Institute, 1981.

Executive Vice President, Motion Picture Television and Tax Institute, 1979—. Commissioner, Internal Revenue Advisory Committee, 1983 and 1984. President, Motion Picture Television Tax Institute, 1994—.

Gubernatorial Appointment to the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities, 1995—. Member: Los Angeles County and American Bar Associations. The State Bar of California (Chairman, Subcommittee of Income Tax Section, 1975-1976).

(Certified Specialist, Taxation Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization).


Board directors Jewish Federal Council Greater Los Angeles, since 1980. Member President's Commission Mental Retardation, since 1986, United States Olympic Committee. Board governors Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

With Jewish Community Foundation. Member of American Bar Association, California Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association, Los Angeles Bar Association, Hillcrest Country Club.


Married Audrey Blumenthal, August 29, 1954. Children: Lynne, Leslie, Leanne, Richard.