Previous Law Practice

Waite, Schneider, Bayless & Chesley Co., L.P.A., Cincinnati, Ohio (January 1996-July 2012)

Mr. Steinberg’s areas of concentration included dispute resolution, complex litigation and contract negotiation. His duties included: professional mediation services, multi district litigation, class action litigation and individual litigation. He specialized in the following legal areas: employment discrimination, major torts, ERISA and antitrust litigation. As chief trial counsel, he obtained a $90 million settlement for 252 class members in a mass tort case involving child sexual abuse.

United States Magistrate Judge, Southern District of Ohio (1978 – 1996)

Judge Steinberg presided over trials of civil jury and non-jury federal cases by consent of the parties. He was the presiding judge for over 150 federal trials. He mediated more than 50 federal civil cases per year. He was an Advisor to the U.S. Attorney General’s Advocacy Institute, Washington, D.C.

Assistant United States Attorney, S.D. Ohio (1968 – 1978)

Mr. Steinberg was trial counsel in over 200 federal criminal and civil cases and appeals. He supervised the Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio U.S. Attorney offices. He received a special one-year assignment to the U.S. Justice Department in Washington, D.C. to participate in drafting a major revision of the U.S. Criminal Code. During that year, he participated in the Watergate prosecution task force, Washington, D.C. Mr. Steinberg was also chosen to be an instructor at the U.S. Attorney General’s Advocacy Institute, Washington, D.C., a training program for federal trial attorneys.

Law Clerk, U.S. District Judge David S. Porter (1967 – 1968).