Leah Eisenberg Joins HHREC Board of Directors

Leah Eisenberg

The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center (HHREC) of White Plains, has announced that Leah Eisenberg has joined their Board of Directors. Eisenberg is a partner in Mayer Brown’s New York office and a member of the firm’s Restructuring practice. Leah’s practice focuses on counseling clients in default, restructuring, bankruptcy and corporate trust matters, with an emphasis on indenture trustee and creditor representations.


“In furtherance of the Jewish concept of Tikkun Olam, ‘repair the world’, and as a third-generation survivor, personal and community healing and prevention starts with teaching and learning the lessons of the Holocaust, genocide and human rights.  I am honored to be part of the HHREC family and board, where their dedication to teaching and learning these lessons through unique educational programs contributes to the great need for Holocaust and related human rights education and awareness.”


Eisenberg has been recognized by The Best Lawyers of America and was the recipient of the NYIC Women’s Division Executive of the Year Award, among other honors. She earned her Doctorate in Law from the Brooklyn Law School, and earned a BA in Politics, Philosophy and Law from Binghamton University.  Eisenberg is a graduate student at Kean University where she is enrolled in the Holocaust and Genocide Studies Master’s Degree program.


“It is with great pleasure that we welcome Leah Eisenberg to our Board.” said Michael Gyory, HHREC Board Chairperson. “She brings a tremendous level of energy and experience to our organization. We are very excited to have her join us in our efforts to promote human rights community here in the greater New York area.”


The Holocaust & Human Rights Education Center is a not-for-profit organization based in White Plains that serves Westchester, Fairfield and neighboring counties. Their mission is to enhance the teaching and learning of the lessons of the Holocaust and the right of all people to be treated with dignity and respect. They encourage students and all people to speak up and act against all forms of bigotry and prejudice. 


For more information call 914.696.0738 email info@hhrecny.org