Elizabeth B. Engel, the Chief Administrative Officer of IGI, directs the firm’s administrative operations, including finance, business development, marketing, human resources, and information technology.
In this management role at IGI, Elizabeth draws upon significant leadership, organizational and strategic planning experience obtained over the years as a trial attorney, legal advisor, and in civic leadership roles. Prior to joining IGI, she was an attorney at multiple New York City non-profit organizations, where she handled domestic violence and abuse cases with complex financial components, including tax fraud, illegal international cash transfers, hidden assets, money laundering, and predatory lending. She also provided strategic guidance for pro bono attorneys at large law firms.
Elizabeth was an active member of the city-wide task force for the New York City Mayor’s Office to Combat Domestic Violence and participated in working groups to develop and expand the New York City Integrated Domestic Violence Courts.
Elizabeth is an adjunct professor of law at Cardozo Law School and supervises law students in the Semester Practice in D.C. program. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Flag Star Football Foundation and is an Advisory Board member for THEARC and Fair Chance.
Elizabeth graduated cum laude from Villanova University in 1998, where she was an NCAA Division I student-athlete and two-time silver medalist at the Collegiate National Rowing Championship. Elizabeth received her J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in 2003, where she received the Stanley H. Beckman Public Interest Award.