Joachim B. Steinberg


Joachim B. Steinberg


(650) 623-1433

Silicon Valley Office 

100 Marine Parkway

Suite 300

Redwood Shores, CA 94065

New York Office

100 Park Avenue

Suite 1600

New York, NY 10017


MSt., Legal Research, University of Oxford (2011)

J.D., Cum Laude, New York University School of Law (2010)

A.B., with honors, History, University of Chicago (2004)


The Honorable Eric Clay

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit

The Honorable Theodore Katz

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York



New York

Southern District of New York

Eastern District of Michigan

Northern and Central Districts of California

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second, Sixth, and Ninth Circuits

Joachim Steinberg is an associate in the Silicon Valley and New York Offices. His practice focuses on intellectual property and commercial litigation. Joachim uses creative problem solving to identify and pursue efficient solutions for his clients. He has experience in federal and state courts as well as administrative hearings, and believes in finding innovative and efficient ways to achieve a client’s desired outcome. 

Joachim clerked for both the Honorable Eric Clay in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and the Honorable Theodore Katz in the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York.

Joachim attended law school at New York University. While at NYU, Joachim was named best oralist in the final round of the Orison S. Marden Moot Court Competition. He was also a Robert McKay Scholar, development editor for the NYU Annual Survey of American Law, and a student advocate for the New York Civil Liberties Union. 

After completing his J.D., Joachim attended the University of Oxford from 2010-2011, where he wrote a thesis on conflict of laws and international sales. Before attending law school, Joachim taught elementary school in the South Bronx.


Community & Professional Activities

  • Board of Directors, AIDS Legal Referral Panel, 2014-2018
  • Delegate, Bar Association of San Francisco Delegation to the California Conference of Bar Associations, 2016-present
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, San Francisco City Football Club, 2016-present
  • Edward J. McFetridge American Inn of Court, 2016-present
  • Copyright Society USA, member 2018-present