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.
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
College Now, Volunteer, 2018 – present
Ones to Watch, Best Lawyers®, Commercial Litigation, 2022
Rising Star, Ohio Super Lawyers®, 2022.
State of Ohio
United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Member, 2017 – present, Vice Chair, 2019 – 2020, Chair 2020 – 2021
Cleveland Leadership Center Leadership Council, Member, 2015 – 2019