Jordan M. Engelhardt - Attorney at AY Strauss

Jordan M. Engelhardt

646-253-6305 NY

Jordan M. Engelhardt is a partner in the Firm’s Litigation practice, where he represents clients across a range of industries in commercial litigation and intellectual property matters. His clients include commercial landlords, real estate developers, and an industry-leading LED lighting company. He has also handled high-stakes disputes for major pharmaceutical and medical device companies, financial institutions, and high net worth individuals.

Jordan offers his clients a broad base of subject-matter experience, touching on financial services, intellectual property, and commercial real estate, among other areas. In addition, he is well versed in emergency court procedures, having secured expedited relief for both businesses and individuals in their most pressing and sensitive matters. A skilled and versatile attorney, Jordan has experience in federal and state courts, administrative agency matters, and alternative dispute resolution.

Jordan has also written extensively on intellectual property issues and on commercial litigation in New York. His work on high-impact patent law questions has been featured in multiple publications, and his writing on commercial litigation has been published in a treatise and in law journals. Jordan has also co-authored several amicus briefs in matters before the United States Supreme Court.

Representative Matters

Commercial Real Estate
  • Representing commercial landlord in high-stakes dispute over tenant’s improper attempts to exercise purchase option
  • Representing real estate developer in damages phase of litigation over broken contract to purchase property for hotel use
  • Successfully represented closely held commercial real estate company against corporate governance challenge by minority shareholder
Intellectual Property
  • Handling patent infringement litigation for leading LED lighting company to enforce IP rights and prevent competitor’s infringement
  • Provided trademark counseling to real estate developer concerned with competitor’s use of similar mark in the residential leasing market
  • Representing leading LED lighting company in litigation to redress theft of trade secrets and unfair competition
  • Successfully resolved multiple patent infringement litigations involving breakthrough medical treatments on behalf of innovator pharmaceutical companies, teaming with outside experts and business leaders
Financial Services Litigation
  • Successfully litigated sophisticated breach-of-contract and fraud actions against sponsors and underwriters of residential mortgage-backed securitizations, securing over $1 billion in recoveries for financial guaranty insurer clients
  • Vigorously pursued remedies available to hedge fund as investor in mortgage servicer advance receivables trust following events of default, leading to favorable settlement

In the Media

  • Co-author, “New York Commercial Division Practice Guide, Chapter III: Rules of the Commercial Division,” Bloomberg (2019 edition)
  • Co-author, “Federal Circuit Strikes Down Diagnostic Patent in Latest § 101 Decision,” IP Litigator, Volume 25, Number 2 (March/April 2019)
  • Co-author, “PTAB and Bar Prepare for Aftermath of Supreme Court’s SAS Decision,” IP Litigator, Volume 24, Number 4 (July/August 2018)
  • Co-author, “Beyond the Presumption Against Extraterritoriality,” Intellectual Property Magazine (August 22, 2018)
  • Co-author, “Fed. Circ. Case May Change Biosimilar IPR Strategy,” Law360 (April 2018)
  • Co-author, “First, Second Departments Split on What Is Considered ‘Documentary Evidence’,” New York Law Journal (December 2017)
  • Co-author, “Long-Arm Jurisdiction in a Post-Daimler Era,” Law360 (January 2017)


  • CLE Presenter, “Litigation Nut & Bolts: Pleadings in Federal and State Court” (Feb. 2021)
  • Speaker, “Working with Expert Witnesses,” Fordham University School of Law, Commercial Litigation course (Fall 2019)
  • CLE Presenter, The Legal Aid Society Bronx Juvenile Rights Practice Deposition Training (June 2016)
  • Panel Member, “The Financial Reporting and Audit Task Force – The SEC Goes Back to the Future,” New York City Bar Association (April 2016)


Cornell Law School, (J.D., cum laude, 2009)
Cornell Law Review
University of Pennsylvania, (B.A., summa cum laude, 2006)

Bar Admissions

New York
United States District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court

Practice Areas