Andrew M. Engel
BACKGROUND: Engel, 63, of East Meadow, is running on the Green party line in the primary and on the Democratic, Working Families, Women’s Equality and Reform party lines in the general election. He has served as a judge on the Second District Court since being elected in 2006. Engel served as the principal law secretary for former Supreme Court Justice Elaine Jackson Stack in Nassau County from 2005 to 2006. Engel was a mediator examiner for the Appellate Division, Second Department, from 2003 to 2004 and court examiner for Queens County and New York County for the same years. He was an associate at Mahler, Harris & Engel PC from 1979 to 1994 and managing partner from 1994 to 2004, specializing in civil litigation and appeals in the metropolitan area. Engel graduated from Rider College in 1976 and earned a law degree from Brooklyn Law School in 1979. He was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1980, the U.S. District Court, Eastern District, in 1982 and Southern District in 1984. Engel was dean of the Nassau Academy of Law from 2010 to 2011 and received the Nassau County Bar Association President’s Award during his tenure. He is a member of the NAACP, Nassau County Bar Association, and Nassau County Women’s Bar Association.