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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Robert S. Strauss Tower
2001 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20006-1037
United States
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Work Department

Partner; Labor and Employment


Stacey Eisenstein regularly represents employers in high profile and significant arbitrations involving contract and labor disputes, as well as benefits and other Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) disputes. Ms. Eisenstein’s clients include employers in the entertainment and professional sports industries. She counsels them on a variety of employment-related matters, including collective bargaining agreements; employment agreements and policies; employee benefits; leave and disability laws; contract disputes; discrimination and harassment issues; and wage and hour matters.

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Adjunct professor, Georgetown University’s Master of Professional Studies in Sports Industry Management Program, teaching sports law, contracts and negotiation; Sports Lawyer Association


J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2000; B.A., Emory University, 1995

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Labor and employment > Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has notable experience in class and collective actions, often representing large corporations from the retail, food and drink, sports and services industries. The team, which is led by Washington DC-based Bob Lian, acts in wage and hour class actions, labor issues and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) disputes. Supporting these efforts is Daniel L Nash, a recognized litigation lawyer, with arbitration and litigation specialists Stacey Eisenstein and Esther G Lander also noted in Washington DC. In charge of the Los Angeles office is Gregory W. Knopp, who has experience in PAGA claims. Donna Mezias in San Francisco is a key contact for California labor and employment matters. Gary McLaughlin departed in September 2021 to Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP.