Mr. Steven A. Engel

Partner, Dechert LLP

Steven A. EngelIn a career spanning both private and public practice, Steven A. Engel has developed significant experience in a wide range of civil litigation matters, including in the areas of administrative law, antitrust, bankruptcy, constitutional law, election law, food and drug law, intellectual property, national security law, securities law, and telecommunications law.

In addition, Mr. Engel has litigated appeals before the U.S. Supreme Court, six U.S. Courts of Appeal, and numerous state appellate courts and has advised private and government clients in connection with several congressional and regulatory investigations.

Prior to joining Dechert LLP, Mr. Engel served as Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the U.S. Department of Justice's (DOJ) Office of Legal Counsel, where he provided legal advice to senior policymakers on issues facing the Executive Branch. Mr. Engel advised clients on matters pertaining to administrative law, national security, financial issues, international law, constitutional law, congressional oversight, and appropriations law. During his tenure with the Office, he supervised the review of executive orders, Attorney General regulations, and treaties and also coordinated the DOJ's response to several congressional investigations.


B.A., Harvard College; M.Phil., Cambridge University; J.D., Yale Law School

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Publications and Multimedia
What is the Future of Guantanamo Bay? - Podcast
International & National Security Law Practice Group Podcast
May 16, 2016
Merck v. Reynolds - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 06-08-2010 featuring Steven A. Engel
June 08, 2010
The War on Terror: Where Are We Now? Where Do We Go from Here? - Event Audio/Video
International & National Security Law Practice Group
January 27, 2010
Merck v. Reynolds - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 01-12-2010 featuring Steven A. Engel
January 12, 2010