Ronald Eisenberg

Deputy District Attorney, Philadelphia District Attorney's Office

Ronald Eisenberg heads the Law Division of the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office. The 60 lawyers in the division handle appeals, habeas corpus and civil litigation, and legislative matters. Mr. Eisenberg has appeared at all levels of the state and federal court system, and has argued two cases in the United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Eisenberg is a member of the Advisory Committee for the Pennsylvania Suggested Standard Criminal Jury Instructions, and represents his office on the Pennsylvania Advisory Committee on Wrongful Convictions. He was an adjunct professor at Temple University School of Law, teaching legal writing and research, and is a past president and current board member of the Association of Government Attorneys in Capital Litigation, a national organization of capital prosecutors.

Mr. Eisenberg received his bachelor's degree from Haverford College in 1978 and his law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1981.


J.D., University of Pennsylvania
B.A., Haverford College

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Publications and Multimedia
Jenkins v. Hutton & Virginia v. LeBlanc - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 9-1-17 featuring Ron Eisenberg
September 01, 2017
Woods v. Etherton - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast featuring Ronald Eisenberg 5-31-16
May 31, 2016
Davis v. Ayala - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 7-8-15 featuring Ronald Eisenberg
July 08, 2015
Burt v. Titlow - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 6-10-14 featuring Ron Eisenberg
June 10, 2014
Burt v. Titlow - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 10-21-13 featuring Ronald Eisenberg
October 21, 2013
Tibbals v. Carter and Ryan v. Gonzales - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUSCast 1-18-13 featuring Ron Eisenberg
January 18, 2013
Tibbals v. Carter and Ryan v. Gonzales - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 10-12-12 featuring Ron Eisenberg
October 12, 2012
Martel v. Clair - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 03-13-12 featuring Ronald Eisenberg
March 13, 2012
Martel v. Clair - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 12-14-11 featuring Ronald Eisenberg
December 14, 2011
Cullen v. Pinholster - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 05-10-11 featuring Ronald Eisenberg
May 10, 2011
Cullen v. Pinholster - Post-Argument SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 12-02-10 featuring Ronald Eisenberg
December 02, 2010
Holland v. Florida - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 09-03-10 featuring Ronald Eisenberg
September 03, 2010
SCOTUScast 6-19-09 featuring Ronald Eisenberg
Arizona v. Johnson
June 19, 2009
SCOTUScast 1-13-09 featuring Ronald Eisenberg
Bell v. Kelly
January 13, 2009