Carl Draucker focuses his practice on tax-qualified retirement plans, deferred compensation plans and executive compensation. Carl practices before the Internal Revenue Service and the US Tax Court.

    He has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 2005 and Chambers USA since 2006.

    Carl has extensive experience in the employee benefits aspects of corporate and real estate transactions including acquisitions, dispositions and mergers, and in all aspects of employee stock ownership plans.

    Award Mouse thought multimedia interface book medal screen monitor


    • Boston University, LL.M., Taxation, 1978
    • Ohio Northern University, J.D., 1977
    • Hiram College, B.A., magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1973


    • Ohio, 1977


    • U.S. Ct. of App., Sixth Circuit
    • U.S. Ct. of Federal Claims
    • U.S. Tax Court
    • U.S. Dist. Ct., N. Dist. of Ohio

    Memberships and Affiliations

    • Member of the Akron Bar Association
    • Member of the Section of Taxation of the American Bar Association 
    • Fellow of the American Bar Foundation 
    • Member of the Board of Trustees at Hiram College from 1994-2018
    • Recognized in Chambers USA 2018 in: Ohio - Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
    • Recognized in Chambers USA 2017 Edition for: Ohio - Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
    • Named Best Lawyers in America 2017 Cleveland Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law Lawyer of the Year
    • Recommended in Chambers USA 2016 Edition for Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation in Ohio

    {{}} {{insights.source}} {{insights.type}}
    Award Mouse thought multimedia interface book medal screen monitor