Laura E. Eisenberg

Top rated Family Law attorney in Birmingham, Michigan

Eisenberg & Spilman, PLLC
Laura E. Eisenberg
Eisenberg & Spilman, PLLC

Practice Areas: Family Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution; view more

Licensed in Michigan since: 1991

Education: University of Detroit Mercy School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2023

Eisenberg & Spilman, PLLC

600 South Adams Road
Suite 100
Birmingham, MI 48009 Visit website


Laura E. Eisenberg is a partner at the law firm of Eisenberg, Middleditch & Spilman, PLLC, in Birmingham.  Laura has been practicing in the area of family law since 1991.  In addition to representing clients in divorce and custody matters, Laura serves as a court-appointed mediator, arbitrator, guardian ad litem, and parenting time coordinator.  Laura also served as co-moderator of the National Business Institute’s “What Family Court Judges Want You to Know,” and as a regular speaker at Oakland County’s SMILE Program. Laura is a Trustee on the Board of the Michigan Inter-Professional Association, a member of the State Bar of Michigan’s subcommittee on parenting time coordination, and a Vice-President of Congregation Beth Shalom.

Practice areas

Family Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution

Focus areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Father's Rights, Juvenile Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Same Sex Family Law

  • 70% Family Law
  • 30% Alternative Dispute Resolution

First Admitted: 1991, Michigan

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Presenter, Oakland County Circuit Court's SMILE program
  • Trained Mediator, Michigan Institute for Continuing Legal Ed.
  • Moderator & Speaker, "What Family Court Judges Want You to Know" seminar, National Business Institute, 2008
  • Presenter, State Bar of Michigan Family Law Section, Family Law Forum, 2010
  • 11th Annual Family Law Institute, Speaker, 2011
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Supervisor, newer attorneys participating in the pro bono program of the Women's Survival Center
  • Participant, Jewish Federal Metropolitan Detroit's Grosfeld Mission to Israel and Poland
  • Pro bono mediator, Michigan Court of Appeals settlement program
  • Pro bono attorney, Jewish Family Services
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Women Lawyers Association of Michigan
  • Trustee of the Michigan Inter-Professional Association
  • Fellow of the Michigan Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Certificate of Appreciation - Oakland County Circuit Court, for service to the SMILE Program, 2008
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
  • Fellow of the Oakland County Bar Association
  • Certificate of Appreciation - Michigan Court of Appeals, for service to the Court of Appeals Settlement Program
  • Michigan Super Lawyers, 2010 - 2011
  • DBusiness Magazine "Top Lawyer In Metro Detroit", 2011 - 2012
  • Shalom, L'Dor v 'Dor Award, Congregation Beth Shalom, outstanding service to the community and congregation, 2009
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified mediator through Michigan Institute for Continuing Legal Education
Educational Background:
  • James Madison College at Michigan State University, B.A., Major: International Relations and Urban Public Policy, 1988

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Effective, compassionate, gets clients the results that are in their best interests.”

“Ms. Eisenberg is one of our area's premier attorneys. She is widely regarded as one of the most effective family law attorneys in the State of Michigan. Her approach to family law is unique. Her first priority is to help the entire family going through a divorce or custody issue, always placing the child's needs first. What sets her apart is her ability to help her clients set aside their fear and anger in furtherance of protecting their children.Ms. Eisenberg is not only trusted by her colleagues to represent clients, all of the judges in our community trust her with one of the most important roles in family law--Guardian Ad Litem. Ms. Eisenberg is regularly at the top of the judges' lists of attorneys appointed as Guardians Ad Litem to represent the best interests of children in high conflict divorces. Ms. Eisenberg is the epitome of a Super Lawyer.”

“very good lawyer. tough but fair and compassionate”

Office location for Laura E. Eisenberg

600 South Adams Road
Suite 100
Birmingham, MI 48009

Phone: 248-469-0613


14 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2023

Top Lists

Top 50: Women Michigan Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2023 Top 100: Michigan Super Lawyers: 2015 - 2022 Top 50: Michigan Consumer Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018 Top 25: Women Consumer Michigan Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2018

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