Rachel Steiner has joined Goldberg Kohn as an attorney in the Litigation practice group. She focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation in claims as varied as breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, computer fraud and abuse, misappropriation of trade secrets, judgment enforcement, equal protection violation, discrimination, retaliatory discharge, and mortgage foreclosure. Ms. Steiner has litigated cases in federal and state courts, at the trial and appellate levels, as well as before administrative agencies.
She has substantial experience moving litigation matters forward from initial assessment through resolution by dispositive motion, settlement or appeal. She also has experience counseling clients regarding a variety of business matters, including making employment decisions, implementing policies and procedures, and adapting to emerging legal issues. In addition to her litigation experience in private practice, Ms. Steiner previously served as a law clerk to the Hon. Elaine E. Bucklo and the Hon. Sheila M. Finnegan, both of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. She also served as an assistant regional counsel with the Social Security Administration Office of the General Counsel.
Ms. Steiner received her law degree, cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2004. While attending law school, she served as a Note & Comment Editor for The Wisconsin Law Review. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan in 1999.