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  • Vassar College, B.A. (2013)
  • University of Maryland School of Law, J.D. (2018) cum laude


  • Admitted in Maryland Only
  • Practicing under the Supervision of D.C. Bar Members

Eli Berns-Zieve

 Associate Washington, D.C.
Phone: +1 202.688.3436
1001 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004-2595

Eli Berns-Zieve is an associate in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office where he is a member of the Antitrust and Litigation groups.

Eli received his J.D. from the University of Maryland, cum laude, where he was an associate editor of the Maryland Law Review and recipient of the Catherine S. Edwards Memorial Scholarship. During law school, Eli interned for the Honorable Richard D. Bennett in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland and the Honorable Douglas R.M. Nazarian in the Maryland Court of Special Appeals. Eli majored in history at Vassar College, where he was president of his class.

Prior to law school, Eli served as chief of staff to a Maryland state senator. In that capacity,  he helped navigate policy objectives through the legislative process and held daily meetings with various parties on a wide array of issues, developing and helping to enact state law.

Eli is a native of Baltimore, MD and a graduate of The Park School of Baltimore.


Admitted to practice: Maryland

Eli is admitted in Maryland only, practicing under the supervision of D.C. Bar members.