Christine Mesirow

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Christine T. Mesirow

Section Chief
Taxation Section

Office: 614-466-5967
Direct: 614-995-3753

Christine became chief of the Taxation Section in 2011. As Chief, she supervises and manages attorneys in her section in litigation related to state tax disputes, including appeals before the Board of Tax Appeals, Ohio courts of appeal and the Ohio Supreme Court. The Taxation Section also defends challenges to the constitutionality of Ohio tax statutes that are brought in common pleas court, and any other suits where the Tax Commissioner is a named party.

Christine began her career in tax in the Attorney General’s office, then left to become state tax counsel for a multinational corporation in Texas, representing that company in state tax disputes throughout the country. She worked in the private sector for several years, before returning to the Attorney General’s office in 2006. Prior to her current appointment as chief of the tax section, she served as the Chief Legal Counsel for the Ohio Department of Taxation, where she managed the legal operations of that Department. Christine is a frequent presenter at state and national tax conferences.

  • State of Ohio
  • B.A., The Ohio State University
  • J.D., The Ohio State University