Katie L. Steiner focuses her practice on non-profit law, art law, litigation and intellectual property law.
Katie’s litigation experience includes motion practice, discovery, legal research and client communications. Katie has assisted national brands with patent and trademark litigation and enforcement, especially in online marketplaces.
In addition to her legal experience, Katie brings a background in art history and experience working with museums to her practice, having earned a master’s degree in art history from Williams College and having held curatorial roles at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and Frick Collection in New York.
- Associate, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, 2020 – present
- Associate, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP, 2017 – 2020; Summer Associate, 2016
- Legal Intern, Milton A. Kramer Law Clinic Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, 2016 – 2017
- Legal Intern, World Intellectual Property Organization, 2015
- Curatorial Assistant, The Frick Collection, 2010 – 2014
- Research Assistant, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2008 – 2010
Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2017
Honors & Activities: Justice Story Intellectual Property Fellowship; Case Western Reserve Journal of International Law, Editor-in-Chief, 2016 – 2017, Associate Editor, 2015 – 2016; Peer Tutor, 2015 – 2016; Graduate Academic Integrity Board, 2015 – 2017; CALI Awards: Legal Writing I & II, Intellectual Property, Trademark, Conflict of Laws
Williams College, M.A., Art History, 2008
Case Western Reserve University, B.A., Art History and English, summa cum laude, 2006
Honors & Activities: Trustee Scholarship; Experiential Learning Fellowship; Academic Integrity Board, Chair, 2005 – 2006, Vice Chair, 2004 – 2005; Case Western Reserve Undergraduate Art History Symposium, Co-Chair, 2003 – 2006
French (Reading Knowledge)
German (Reading Knowledge)
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Member, 2017 – 2019; Vice Chair, 2019 – 2020, Chair 2020 - present
Cleveland Leadership Center Leadership Council, Member, 2015 – 2019
State of Ohio
United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
College Now, Volunteer, 2018 – present