From 2014 through 2017, Ilana Eisenstein served as an Assistant to the Solicitor General, U.S. Department of Justice. In that capacity, Ms. Eisenstein prepares government petitions and briefs for filing in the U.S. Supreme Court, and advises the Solicitor General regarding federal appellate litigation. She has argued five cases and briefed over 75 others in the U.S. Supreme Court.
From 2006 through 2014, Ms. Eisenstein was an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Delaware, where she was the Co-Appellate Chief and Lead Attorney for the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force. As a prosecutor, she worked on a wide range of criminal matters including criminal investigations, trials and appeals.
Ms. Eisenstein served as a law clerk to the Honorable Edward R. Becker of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Following her clerkship, Ms. Eisenstein was a Bristow Fellow in the Office of the Solicitor General.