Eliza Buergenthal concentrates her practice on general commercial litigation, government investigations, and white collar defense. Eliza also focuses on national security matters, such as advising clients on the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA).

Eliza maintains an active pro bono practice, with a focus on reproductive rights.

Eliza received her law degree with honors from George Washington University Law School, where she was a published member of the Public Contract Law Journal. While in law school, Eliza externed at the Department of Homeland Security and the American Red Cross National Headquarters, and participated in the Family Justice Litigation Clinic. Prior to law school, Eliza worked at a child abuse prevention non-profit in Baltimore, Maryland.


“The FCC Won’t Let Me Be”: GCI Settles With DOJ and FCC in FCA Case Alleging Bid-Rigging and Inflated Pricing
Qui Notes: Unlocking the False Claims Act
Subpoenas at the Ready: The 118th Congress Is Poised to Investigate
Enforcement Edge: Shining Light on Government Enforcement


  • J.D., The George Washington University Law School, 2022, with honors
  • B.A., Policy Studies and Public Relations, Syracuse University, 2018, summa cum laude
  • District of Columbia
Government & Military Service
  • Legal Intern, Department of Homeland Security, January–April 2021
  • Member, Glass Leadership Institute, Anti-Defamation League

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