Seth C. Berenzweig

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business & Corporate Attorney in McLean, VA

Berenzweig Leonard LLP
 | 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1250
McLean, VA 22102
Phone: 571-581-2865
Fax: 703-462-5459
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2011, 2017 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Business/Corporate (40%),
  • Business Litigation (40%),
  • Government Contracts (20%)
Attorney Profile

Focusing his practice on business and corporate law, Seth C. Berenzweig is a managing partner at Berenzweig Leonard LLP, in McLean, Virginia. He offers legal guidance and representation to entrepreneurs, executives, businesses and corporations in Vienna and Fairfax, as well. Mr. Berenzweig generally handles cases involving matters such as government contracts, transactions, and state and federal regulation compliance. He also aids clients with white collar matters and employment-related issues, as well sports and entertainment.

In 1987, Mr. Berenzweig earned a Bachelor of Arts from The George Washington University. He went on to receive a Juris Doctor from the Temple University Beasley School of Law in 1990. While attending law school, Mr. Berenzweig was a member of the school's law review.

Whether dealing with problems that have already occurred or working to limit future legal implications, Mr. Berenzweig offers personalized guidance and tailors his approach to fit his clients' needs. He has obtained judgments and settlements on behalf of businesses, professionals, athletes, musicians and others in cases that involve a range of corporate, business and government contracting matters. Mr. Berenzweig has received the highest possible rating of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

A nationally and internationally recognized news commentator, Mr. Berenzweig regularly appears on BBC, Bloomberg L.P., Cable News Network, Fox News Network, LLC and other news outlets to discuss current issues and breaking events that affect executives and businesses. He also frequently lectures to business and legal professionals on corporate law, compliance, entertainment, constitutional and criminal trial issues. Mr. Berenzweig is a member of the American Bar Association, the Professional Services Council (PSC), the Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum, The Recording Academy, the American Association of Independent Music, and The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 40%Business/Corporate
  • 40%Business Litigation
  • 20%Government Contracts
Focus Areas

Contracts, Business Organizations


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Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2011, 2017 - 2020

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About Seth Berenzweig

Admitted: 1992, Virginia

Professional Webpage:


  • Recognized in Honorary lists of ‘Legal Elite’ and ‘Superlawyer’ in the Washington, D.C.
  • Selected as one of the Washington area’s ‘Top Lawyers’ by Washingtonian Magazine
  • Achieved the highest ‘AV’ rating in Martindale Hubbell

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • NFL Certified Contract Agent, 2016

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Professional Services Council (PSC)
  • Virginia
  • American Association of Independent Music
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
  • National Contract Management Association (NCMA)
  • Pennsylvania
  • National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences
  • Maryland
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maryland
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory Forum (SECAF)
  • District of Columbia
  • National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Panelist, National Contract Management Association (NCMA) World Congress, 2014, 2013, 2012, and 2011
  • Panelist, National Veterans Small Business Conference, 2014, 2013, 2012, and 2011
  • Panelist, Virginia State Bar Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Course, 2014, 2015, and 2016
  • Member, Temple Law Review, Temple University School of Law


Educational Background:

  • George Washington University, B.A., 1987

Industry Groups

  • Commercial
  • Government Contract
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Office Location for Seth C. Berenzweig

8300 Greensboro Drive
Suite 1250
McLean, VA 22102

Phone: 571-581-2865

Fax: 703-462-5459

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Last Updated: 11/11/2019

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