IP & Entertainment Lawyer, Eisenberg Lehman, PLLC
Steven Eisenberg received his Juris Doctorate from the UM School of Law, graduating cum laude. He started his career clerking for federal Judge Lenore Nesbitt; from there he went to Paul, Landy & Beiley, and then Feldman Gale, working on intellectual property cases. He started doing entertainment work with Hinshaw & Culbertson, on a case of copyright infringement for a song recorded in Orlando. While he continues to practice complex commercial litigation, he focuses more and more on intellectual property and entertainment law. His clients today range from songwriters, musicians and record companies like Henry Stone Music, to directors, playwrights, novelists and performance artists like Natasha Tsakos.
In the past year, Eisenberg represented Vanessa Garcia and Victoria Collado, playwright and director respectively of the highly successful play “Amparo” (performed in Miami) in contract negotiations. He is also vice president of the board of the Coral Gables Art Cinema.
What He Says
On the local entertainment industry: “I see Miami growing. We are starting to become more than just a location town for movies, TV, and commercials, and more of a homegrown body of creativity. They [artists] are realizing that there is legal and banking talent here to support the industry.” On moving to Coral Gables: “When my partner suggested we relocate, I said, ‘I’m not going to the Gables.’ But he was right about the sophistication, beauty, convenience and resources of the city… It has changed the quality of our lives. Among other things, you don’t have to spend a couple of hours a day in a car…”