Michael Eisner

General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer

Michael Eisner is the General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer at DAWN. Previously, Mike worked as an Attorney-Adviser at the U.S. State Department focusing on Middle East issues and as Deputy Commissioner of the NYC Home Care program.

He has written a novel, The Crusader, which was published in 13 languages, and clerked for a federal judge in the Southern District of New York. He is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School, where he was Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Yale Journal of International Law.


"Democracy remains the most effective way to tackle terror, stop bloodshed and political violence in Arab countries."

- JAMAL KHASHOGGI, Al-Arabiya, June 12, 2016