Meyer "Mike" Eisenberg

Adjunct Senior Research Scholar and Lecturer in Law

Office: Jerome L. Greene Hall, Room 507
435 West 116th Street
New York NY 10027
Tel: 212-854-9369
Fax: 212-854-7496
Courses/Current Research
  • Capital Markets: Development Structure and Regulatory Policies (Seminar)
  • Effects on the structure and regulation of an increasingly globalized financial services/securities market, with differing national rules and exponential growth of an array of institutional and retail investors; An assessment of recent reform efforts (e.g., US - Dodd-Frank, Sarbanes Oxley, EU-UK); Securities Litigation Issues; Investment Company and Advisers Act Issues.


  • LL.B., Columbia Law School, 1958
  • B.A., Brooklyn College, 1953

Detailed Biography

  • Law Clerk to Chief Justice William M. McAllister, Supreme Court of Oregon, 195 8-59
  • U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) Washington, D.C., 1959-69 Executive Assistant to Chairman, Manuel F. Cohen, Associate General Counsel, Special Study of Securities Markets, Mutual Fund Study
  • SEC, 1998-2006 Acting Director, Division of Investment Management, Deputy General Counsel
  • Private practice (1970-98) Partner, Rosenman Colin, New York, Washington, D.C. Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. Counsel, Kramer Levin, New York, Washington, D.C.


  • Visiting Professor of Law, Willamette University College of Law Salem, Oregon (2006-13)
  • Visiting Professor of Law and Director, National Center on Financial Services, University of California at Berkeley (Boalt Hall) (1985-86)
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Georgetown University (1998-90)
  • Deutsche Bank Lecturer on International Securities Issues, Institute for Law and Finance (ILF), Johann Wolgang Goethe Univ., Frankfurt, Germany (May 2006)

Professional Organizations

  • American Bar Association, Section of International Law, Section Council (2006-09)
  • Co-chair, Committee on International Securities and Capital Markets (2002-07)
  • Section of Business Law, Chair, Committee on International Technical Assistance (1996-2004) 
  • Committee on Financial Services in the EU (1990-2002) Section Council (1 990-94)

Recent Publications

  • The Misguided Efforts to Roll Back Securities Reform, Willamette Lawyer, Spring 2006