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Rachel C. Steiner

Of Counsel

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  • Defended a Fortune 100 company in federal district court against allegations of disability discrimination in the provision of public services, including a successful motion to dismiss the Title III Americans with Disabilities Act claim and a successful motion for summary judgment on the Rehabilitation Act claim. 
  • Defended an administrative agency in federal appellate court against allegations of equal protection violation in connection with a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) contracting program, resulting in a successful affirmance of the favorable summary judgment ruling. 
  • Represented a judgment creditor in a judgment enforcement action, including a successful remand from federal to state court for improper removal by the judgment debtor. 
  • Defended a municipality in a federal investigation of compliance with securities laws and related litigation, including a first-of-its-kind motion by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to enjoin a municipal bond offering resulting in the entry of a consent decree. 



  • University of Wisconsin Law School, J.D., 2004

    cum laude

  • University of Michigan, B.A., Political Science and Spanish, 1999


  • Illinois
  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Professional Activities

  • Hearing Board Member, Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission
  • Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US), International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)