Mia Eisner-Grynberg is an assistant federal defender at the Federal Defenders of New York, where she practices in the Eastern District. Prior to joining the office, Mia represented clients in the full range of criminal proceedings in New York State as a staff attorney at the Legal Aid Society in the Bronx for seven years. She served as a judicial clerk for Hon. Berle Schiller in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Since 2004, Mia has also volunteered as the coach of the undergraduate mock trial team at Columbia University, and enjoys guest lecturing on trial advocacy in high schools, law schools, and among fellow public defenders.
Mia received her J.D. from New York University School of Law, where she was senior articles editor of the Review of Law and Social Change. She was a two-time recipient of the Ann Petluck Poses Award for outstanding work in a clinical course requiring student practice, including in the Federal Defender Clinic. She earned her undergraduate degrees at Washington University in St. Louis.