Jennifer  Engelhardt

Goethel Engelhardt, PLLC
Goethel Engelhardt, PLLC
3049 Miller Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103 United States

Jennifer joined Goethel Engelhardt, PLLC, in 2015 after devoting more than a decade of her legal career to the defense of medical professionals and institutions. Jennifer's experience defending malpractice claims affords her a unique perspective on how to effectively represent the devastating consequences of physician and institutional negligence while proactively avoiding any potential difficulties. Throughout her career, Jennifer has litigated a variety of matters in both state and federal court. Ms. Engelhardt is also an experienced appellate advocate.

Jennifer is a 1995 graduate of the University of Michigan Residential College, and a 2002 graduate of Wayne State University Law School, where she served as the editor-in-chief of the Moot Court program. While in law school, she earned the Walter Nussbaum Award for outstanding performance in the professional responsibility course.

Jennifer has repeatedly been selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers and Super Lawyers Rising Stars in the field of medical malpractice, among other professional honors.

When she is not working, Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family. She has also been involved with the Susan G. Komen 3-Day, as a walker, crew member and volunteer.


Medical Malpractice

Appellate Law

Nursing Home Malpractice


Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan

Juris Doctorate - 2002

Honors: Walter Nussbaum Award

University of Michigan Residential College, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Bachelor of Arts - 1995



U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan

U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan


Contributor, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Torts: Michigan Law and Practice, Second Edition; Chapter 6: Health Care Malpractice.

Contributor, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Michigan Causes of Action Form Book; Chapter 31: Health Care Provider Malpractice.

Contributor, Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Michigan Causes of Action Form Book, 2nd Edition (Early 2020); Chapter 8: Professional Malpractice Actions


SuperLawyers, 2014 - 2019

Rising Star by SuperLawyers, 2010, 2012, 2013

DBusiness Top Lawyer, 2010, 2012

Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating


American Association for Justice

Macomb County Bar Association

Michigan Association for Justice

State Bar of Michigan

Washtenaw County Bar Association

Washtenaw Association for Justice

Women Lawyers Association of Michigan


Oakland County, Law Clerk

Wulfmeier & Ottenwess, PLC, Associate

Mellon, McCarthy, and Pries, PC

Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, PC, Troy, MI, Attorney and Shareholder (2011 ─ 2015)

Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, PC (formerly Cox, Hodgman, Giarmarco, PC), Troy, MI, Associate Attorney (2005 ─ 2011)

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