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Elliott Engel


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Elliott Engel, a principal with Neuberger, Quinn, Gielen, Rubin & Gibber, P.A., is an aggressive and seasoned litigator whose practice is focused on complex business and real estate litigation. Elliott regularly represents clients in federal and state courts, arbitration tribunals and administrative proceedings. He is experienced in real estate litigation, contract disputes, partnership disagreements, business torts, consumer class action defense, and unfair business practice claims.

  • University of Maryland School of Law (J.D., Magna Cum Laude)
    • Ranked in the top four percent of his class
    • Member, Order of the Coif 
    • Winner, 35th annual Morris B. Myerowitz Moot Court Competition
    • Member, National Moot Court Team
    • Member, Moot Court Board
  • Ner Israel Rabbinical College (M.S.)
  • Yeshivath Shaar Hatorah (B.S., Summa Cum Laude)
Bar Admissions
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. Supreme Court
Honors and Awards
  • America’s Top 100 Bet-the-Company Litigators® for 2021
  • America's Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® for 2021
  • America’s Top 100 Bet-the-Company Litigators® for 2020
  • America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators® for 2020
  • Maryland Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (2014-2017)
Professional Organizations
  • American Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Baltimore City Bench Bar Committee
Professional Background
  • Law Clerk, Neuberger, Quinn, Gielen, Rubin & Gibber, P.A.
  • Student Attorney, University of Maryland School of Law Clinical Law Office
Representative Experience
  • Defended a national hotel chain and a large apartment complex against the lenders’ receivership proceedings.
  • Successfully litigated adverse possession claims on behalf of a shopping center.
  • Successfully defended several employees in a non-compete breach of contract claim seeking over $1 million, invalidating the liquidated damages clause, and recovered on the counterclaim in a two-week jury trial.
  • Defended a landlord in successfully terminating tenant’s right of first refusal to purchase a valuable commercial property.
  • Successfully pursued a breach of fiduciary duty and usurpation of partnership opportunity action against a general partner of a limited partnership in an arbitration proceeding.  Recovery included nullification of the partnership vote and recovery of all attorneys’ fees.
  • Defended a local commercial landlord and a national real estate management firm in a $14 million lawsuit by a former tenant alleging failure to act reasonably in refusing a subtenant, fraud, and negligent misrepresentation.
  • Obtained a $1.5 million judgment in the International Centre for Dispute Resolution of the American Arbitration Association on behalf of a clothing wholesaler and distributor and against several Asian factories.
  • Represented five equity stripping victims and obtained a judgment for $8.4 million against eight co-conspirators.