Jon Eisenberg

EFF Special Counsel

Jon B. Eisenberg, “of counsel” with Horvitz & Levy, has 35 years of experience in appellate litigation.  He is the principal author of the leading treatise on California civil appellate practice, The Rutter Group’s “California Practice Guide: Civil Appeals and Writs.”  He has argued a dozen cases in the California Supreme Court and nearly 100 cases in the California Courts of Appeal and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and D.C. Circuit.  In 2011, Mr. Eisenberg received California Lawyer magazine’s “Attorney of the Year” (CLAY) award for his work on Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation v. Obama, a lawsuit challenging President George W. Bush’s warrantless wiretapping program.  Mr. Eisenberg received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California at Irvine and his Juris Doctor from the University of California Hastings College of the Law.

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