Ms. Engelhardt is the Co-head of the investor side practice. She is a partner and a member of the Investment Management and Private Equity Groups. Her practice focuses on representations of institutional and other investors in connection with their primary private equity investments, secondary transactions, including traditional sales and purchases of fund interests, and “stapled” primary and secondary transactions, as well as fund structured co-investments. Her clients include HarbourVest Partners, The Ford Foundation, KfW Capital, Liberty Mutual Insurance, The Nature Conservancy, PSP Investments, Sequoia Capital, Silk Road Fund, Swancap and Zurich Alternative Asset Management as well as pension plans, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds and family offices.

Ms. Engelhardt is recommended by Chambers USA (2019), where clients note she is a “very experienced campaigner who makes points with vigor and makes a very sound legal argument.”

Ms. Engelhardt joined the firm in 1996. She received a J.D. from Columbia Law School in 1996, where she was a Stone Scholar all three years, and an M.A. and an M.Phil. from Columbia University in English and Comparative Literature. Ms. Engelhardt received her A.B. from Bryn Mawr College.


  • Columbia Law School, 1996, J.D.
  • Columbia University, 1990, M.A.
  • Bryn Mawr College, 1985, A.B.

Bar Admissions

  • New York