Leah M. Eisenberg

Restructuring, Corporate Trust & Agency


Leah Eisenberg is a partner in Mayer Brown's New York office and a member of the Restructuring practice. Leah’s practice focuses on counseling clients in default, restructuring, bankruptcy and corporate trust matters, with an emphasis on indenture trustee and creditor representations.

Earlier in her career, she served as a first law clerk to the Honorable Robert E. Gerber, the US bankruptcy judge for the Southern District of New York.

Related Services & Industries


  • Included in The Best Lawyers in America© in the fields of Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law (2020-2021)
  • Received the NYIC Women’s Division Executive of the Year Award (2018)
  • Received a publication award and the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Annual Spring Conference (2017)


  • Binghamton University, BA, summa cum laude, Politics, Philosophy and Law
  • Brooklyn Law School, JD


  • New Jersey
  • New York


  • US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • US District Court for the Southern District of New York

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Co-founder and board member of the Women’s Division for the New York Institute of Credit (NYIC)
  • Board member of the Association of Insolvency Restructuring Advisors (AIRA)
  • Currently representing clients receiving Holocaust reparations from France and Germany
  • Currently representing Holocaust education non-for-profit organization
  • Currently dedicating pro bono hours to advising client referred by Her Justice
  • Serves as a volunteer for the City Bar Justice Center’s Consumer Bankruptcy Project