Eleanor Eisenberg was Executive Director of the ACLU of Arizona from 1997 to 2005 and Executive Director of NARAL Pro-Choice Arizona from 2005 to 2007. Active in social justice and community issues for decades, she is a recipient of numerous awards for her public interest work, including a Congressional Commendation for Contributions to the Nation and recognition by the State of California and the National Women’s Political Caucus for her legal career devoted to serving the public interest, women and the poor, as well and from the American Bar Association for her work with young lawyers.
Eisenberg has actively lobbied the Arizona legislature on a wide range of social justice and constitutional issues. She has been recognized as a leader in Arizona’s peace and justice community and is a frequent speaker on issues ranging from the death penalty to religion in public schools. She is a graduate of Bard College and holds her Bachelor of Laws and Doctor of Jurisprudence degrees from Glendale University College of Law.