Elizabeth (Lily) G. Engle

Deputy General Counsel, The Conservation Fund


Lily Engle 205x250Lily Engle joined The Conservation Fund in August of 2006 after 10 years of private practice in Alexandria, VA, where she represented individuals and corporations in a variety of civil matters. At the Fund, she draws on her extensive legal experience—in areas ranging from employment to real estate—to serve as counsel for real estate transactions for several states and as in-house counsel for most of the Fund’s corporate and human resources matters. She also serves as counsel for the Fund's Land Conservation Loan program.

While in private practice, Lily worked as a transactional lawyer as well as a litigator. As a litigator, she represented clients in real estate, contractual, and corporate matters in state trial and appellate courts, as well as Federal District and Federal bankruptcy courts in Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. In Virginia, she has a reported case involving real estate and trust issues. 

In her transactional work, Lily’s experience included negotiating and drafting real estate transactional and loan documents, employment contracts, noncompetition agreements, real estate partnership and co-ownership agreements, and corporate documents. She also co-authored several articles on and taught seminars about real estate matters.  

Lily grew up in the Philadelphia area and has a B.A. from Swarthmore College in sociology and anthropology. She received her J.D. from The University of Virginia School of Law.  

Contact: lengle@conservationfund.org  Phone: 703-908-5826   Office: National Headquarters (VA)