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Harris Eisenberg

Harris Eisenberg


Harris Eisenberg serves as lead counsel on major and complex transactions, with a particular focus on structuring, negotiating and managing private equity buyouts, divestitures and recapitalizations. He is particularly skilled at identifying key issues his clients may not have considered and presenting pragmatic solutions, a benefit of having developed deep relationships with his clients and learning their businesses over many years.

Harris and his team regularly represent middle-market private equity funds and other institutional investors in the entire lifecycle of their investing activity, including serving as outside general counsel to portfolio companies. His transactions have ranged in size from several million dollars to more than $1 billion and have covered a wide variety of sectors, such as healthcare, services, distribution, consumer products, food and beverage, manufacturing and technology. Harris appreciates that his clients view their investments as the first step in a partnership and is valued by his clients for approaching transactions with a collaborative, solution-oriented mindset.

Bar admissionsIllinois
  • J.D., University of Illinois
    magna cum laude
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
    with distinction


  • Chambers USA, 2014-2019
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars, 2016-2018
  • Legal 500 US – Next Generation Lawyer, 2017 and 2018

Prior Experience

Harris worked at two well-known private practice law firms with a focus on private equity transactions, most recently serving as the office managing partner for Chicago.