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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: 703-462-8674
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2011, 2017 - 2022
Licensed in Virginia Since: 1992
Practice Areas: Business/Corporate, Business Litigation, Government Contracts
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


12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2011, 2017 - 2022

About Seth C. Berenzweig

First Admitted: 1991, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Frequently appears on Fox Business News, Bloomberg Television, Fox News Channel, CNN, BBC, public television, and DC television outlets to discuss breaking news and current issues impacting businesses, executives, and government. Seth also frequently discusses issues involving corporate law and compliance, entertainment, sports, technology, constitutional issues and criminal trials.
  • Served as a panelist and guest moderator for the McLaughlin Group, covering breaking political and legal news.


  • 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2017-2022, Super Lawyer, Virginia Super Lawyers
  • 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2017-2021, Super Lawyers, Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers
  • Top Attorney, Northern Virginia Magazine, 2021
  • Top Attorney, Arlington Magazine, 2019
  • Top Lawyer, Washingtonian Magazine
  • AV® Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity

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

Educational Background

  • Temple University School of Law, J.D., 1990
  • George Washington University, B.A., 1987

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • NFL Certified Contract Agent, 2016

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • 2018 National Contract Management Association (NCMA) World Congress, Guest Lecturer, Business Update: Top Business and Corporate Law Decisions and Trends, 2018
  • 2017 National Contract Management Association (NCMA) World Congress, Guest Lecturer, Corporate Update: Recent Business Law Decisions and Trends, 2017
  • The Corporate Huddle, Moderator, Lessons Learned From the Locker Room to the Board Room, 2015
  • 2011-2014, 2017 & 2018, Panelist, National Contract Management Association (NCMA), World Congress
  • 2011-2014, Panelist, National Veterans Small Business Conference
  • 2014-2016, Panelist, Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Course, Virginia State Bar
  • Temple Law Review, Member, Temple University School of Law
  • Leads various lectures and seminars in the DC Metro area to companies, executives and entrepreneurs, on business law, government contracts and employment law including preparation of written course materials and program manuals


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: 703-462-8674

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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