Katie Steiner

Katie L. Steiner


200 Public Square
Suite 2800
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Primary Practices

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.  Katie also assists clients with a range of problem asset management matters, including bankruptcy, collections and commercial loan litigation.

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.

Professional History

  • 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
Community Involvement

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Member, 2017 – present, Vice Chair, 2019 – 2020, Chair 2020 – 2021


College Now, Volunteer, 2018 – 2022



Awards & Distinctions

Ones to Watch, Best Lawyers®, Bankruptcy and Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2023-24; Commercial Litigation, 2022-24; Intellectual Property Law, 2023-24; Nonprofit/Charities Law, 2023-24


Rising Star, Ohio Super Lawyers®, 2022-24


40 Under 40, Crain’s Cleveland Business

Bar Admissions

State of Ohio


United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio


United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio


United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan

Memberships & Affiliations

Cleveland Bridge Builders, Class of 2023


Cleveland Leadership Center Leadership Council, Member, 2015 – 2019