Managing Partner: Scott J. Fisher
Senior Partners: Marshall E. Eisenberg
Number of partners: 80 Number of other lawyers: 55
Neal Gerber Eisenberg is a leading law firm dedicated to handling sophisticated matters for entrepreneurs, public companies, and private businesses and their owners. The firm has built over thirty years of trusted partnerships with clients that span the globe, and it meets each unique client need with the same personalized service and collaboration that provide the most practical solutions for every matter.
Main Areas of Practice:
Antitrust & Unfair Trade Practices:
Effectively provides sophisticated, solutions-oriented advice on all aspects of antitrust and trade regulation law is an integral part of the firm’s antitrust practice.
The firm handles a broad range of leasing and leasingrelated matters in the retail, office and industrial areas.
Corporate & Securities:
Addressing all areas of business and transactional law, the firm handles complex acquisition and financing transactions and provides general corporate counsel.
Be it best practices in corporate governance or defense of potential claims, the firm provides counsel to boards of directors, committees (including audit committees), directors, officers and others with oversight responsibilities.
Cross-Border & International:
Strengths of this practice include advising its clients’ non- US law firms on US legal and market issues and assisting clients with US legal issues tied to their transactions in foreign markets, such as Canada, Europe, Australia, Asia, the Middle East, Mexico, and Central and South America.
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation:
The firm advises a variety of clients on employee pension plans, executive compensation arrangements, executive employment contracts, severance arrangements and health and welfare plans.
Professionals have extensive experience in environmental litigation, government enforcement actions, corporate and real estate transactions, solid and hazardous waste landfill regulation, air quality regulation and general regulatory compliance.
Finance & Lending:
In providing a full range of financial legal services, the firm represents borrowers and lenders of secured and unsecured commercial loans.
Financial Restructuring & Bankruptcy:
The firm has extensive experience in the full range of insolvency matters, from out-of-court restructurings to formal reorganization and liquidation proceedings.
Fund Formation & Investment Management:
Advising clients including asset management firms, hedge funds, private equity and venture funds, family offices and funds-of-funds, the firm also represents a broad range of funds, fund managers and investors.
General & Commercial Litigation:
Numerous and versatile litigators excel in all types of commercial litigation and alternative dispute resolution, including antitrust, ERISA, health care, product liability, fraud and trusts and estate.
The firm represents claimants and corporate policyholders in the defense, negotiation and settlement of first and third-party claims in litigation, arbitration and mediation around the country and world.
IP attorneys handle a wide variety of strategic intellectual property counseling, litigation and prosecution matters involving patents, trademarks, service marks, domain names, trade dress, trade secrets, copyrights and advertising claims.
Labor & Employment:
The firm is a trusted counselor to companies on the entire spectrum of labor and employment matters, including litigation, traditional labor law, union negotiations, corporate transactions, and employment law counseling and training.
Private Wealth Services:
The firm helps high net worth clients with a range of wealth preservation matters, such as developing, preserving and maximizing wealth, continuing and properly structuring businesses and transferring control to next-generation family members.
Real estate attorneys advise REITs, local and national corporations, partnerships, entrepreneurs, financial institutions, multi-project builders, management companies, operators, developers and individuals.
Real Estate Tax:
The firm maintains a significant property tax foreclosure and exemption practice coupled with extensive work in all aspects of state and local property tax, including assessment appeals.
Securities & Commodities Litigation:
Representing many of the major national, regional and local broker/dealers and commodities firms, as well as affiliated individuals, the firm advises and defends clients in the full range of customer disputes, employment disputes and regulatory matters.
The taxation practice represents clients in domestic and international income tax and business planning, estate, gift and generation-skipping taxation, the tax aspects of executive compensation arrangements and the successful resolution of federal and state tax controversies.
Technology Transactions & Services:
The firm serves a wide variety of buyers, sellers, licensors and licensees of software, hardware, data and services in drafting and negotiating complex technology agreements.
Trade & Professional Associations:
Neal Gerber Eisenberg represents international, national, state and local organizations of all sizes, including trade associations, professional societies, educational foundations and charities.
White-Collar Crime & Investigations:
Broad investigative, trial and appellate experience provides effective early resolution of potential criminal problems and the ability to deal directly with regulatory and government agencies.
Examples: AbbVie; ArcelorMittal USA LLC; Citigroup Global Markets Inc.; Goldcorp, Inc.; Hyatt International Corp.; Illinois Tool Works; Morgan Stanley; Polaroid; UBS; United Healthcare; United Parcel Service of America, Inc.; Euromarket Designs Inc (Crate & Barrel); IGT; TransUnion LLC; Waste Managment, Inc.