Eliza Sporn Fromberg

New York
7 Times Square
New York, NY 10036
T: (212) 297 5847
F: (212) 857 4866

Eliza Sporn Fromberg – Counsel

Professional Experience

Eliza Sporn Fromberg's practice concentrates on counseling broker-dealers, investment advisers, CFTC-regulated entities, and others in the financial services industry in connection with regulatory, compliance, enforcement, litigation and arbitration matters. She assists broker-dealers, investment advisers, and their associated persons in responding to regulatory examinations and inquiries and represents members of the financial services industry in enforcement proceedings before the SEC, Department of Justice, FINRA, and other SRO and state regulators. She also conducts internal investigations and counsels clients on the impact of the Dodd-Frank Act on derivatives and financial products.

Prior to joining Day Pitney, Eliza served as managing director and general counsel of ThinkEquity LLC, a boutique investment bank that provided equity research, equity financing, M&A advisory, institutional sales and trading, and wealth and asset management services to institutional investors, corporate clients, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and financial sponsors.

From 2002 through 2011, Eliza was an associate at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, where she specialized in complex commercial litigation, internal investigations and providing regulatory advice.

Practice Areas

Representative Matters

  • Represented broker-dealer in FINRA investigation relating to research analysts, including possible breaches of information barriers between research analysts and investment bankers.
  • Represented private bank in Department of Justice and Federal Reserve investigation relating to potential violations of Bank Secrecy Act and anti-money laundering statutes.
  • Represented mutual fund complex in multi-agency federal and state investigations of market timing and late trading.
  • Represented private equity firm in Delaware Chancery litigation concerning redemption rights of preferred stock.

News, Publications & Presentations


  • New York University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2001, Pomeroy Scholar; Florence Allen Scholar; articles editor, New York University Law Review
  • Brown University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1995, Phi Beta Kappa; managing editor, College Hill Independent


  • State of New York
  • State of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York