|Born||New York, New York|
|Education||University of West Los Angeles School of Law|
|Occupation||Lawyer, TV Legal Analyst/Commentator|
|Known for||Celebrity Cases|
|Law Offices of Jeffrey W.Steinberger|
After being admitted to the California State Bar Association, Steinberger worked for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office. He has served for 20 years as judge pro tem for the Los Angeles County Superior Court system and was the youngest sitting judge pro tem ever appointed in California. He also serves as a federal arbitrator appointed by the Securities and Exchange Commission. In addition, he was appointed fellow of the United States Supreme Court, a fellow of the United States District Court for the Central District of California, a member of the National Association of Securities Dealers Board of Arbitrators, and he was accepted into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, eligible to members of the Top Trial Lawyers in America. He also is a member of Mensa.
He is founder and senior partner of the Law Offices of Jeffrey W. Steinberger.
Steinberger successfully litigated the nation’s largest mass tort litigation ruling ever in a silicone implant case, which was awarded $4.9 billion in a class action. Two weeks after the jury award, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration called for a voluntary moratorium on the use of all silicone breast implants.
He was a lead litigator in a mass Vioxx tort trial that ended in a $50 billion landmark class-action award. He also was a litigator in a class-action Fen-Phen suit, which was awarded a $3.9 billion settlement.
Steinberger has appeared as a TV legal analyst and commentator discussing high-profile cases on national media outlets, including HLN (Amanda Knox) and CNN Conrad Murray/Michael Jackson Death Case, NBC News about the Michael Jackson molestation trial coverage, Fox News for the Scott Peterson murder trial and Lindsay Lohan's DUI case, CNN for the Kobe Bryant rape trial, Michael Vick and his illegal dog fighting ring, the O.J. Simpson Las Vegas robbery case, and astronaut Lisa Nowak's stalking case, MSNBC “Breaking News” for the Robert Blake murder trial, Court TV for the Phil Spector murder trial, and ABC News about the Winona Ryder theft trial. He has also appeared on TruTV, “Inside Edition,” "Access Hollywood," and West Coast Business Review's "Show Me The Business."
He has authored one book, How to Make Your Kid a Star.
- California State Bar listing
- Los Angeles County District Attorney's office
- Million Dollar Advocates Forum
- Official site, Law Offices of Jeffrey W. Steinberger
- Los Angeles Times article, "Student's Plea Was More Than Law Professor Bargained For," March 6, 2006
- Los Angeles Times, "Time Not on Their Side, Say Women With Implants," May 18, 1993
- PBS's "Frontline": "Breast Implants on Trial"
- Avvo listing of case awards
- New York Times article, "Fen-Phen Settlement Approved," January 11, 2002
- CNN interview transcripts, September 17, 2007
- CNN interview transcript with Nancy Grace
- Guest list, West Coast Business Review
- "Legal Issues," Entrepreneur magazine column
- U.S. News & World Report article, "Control in a General Partnership"
- FOXBusiness article, "Need to Register a Fictitious Business Name?" by Jeffrey Steinberger, March 18, 2009
- Author of How to Make Your Kid a Star
- Internet Movie Database biography
- Archived list of Entrepreneur magazine articles by Jeffrey Steinberger
- Avvo attorney listing
- Quoted in MSNBC article, "Was Jamie Lynn a victim of statutory rape?" Dec . 20, 2007
- Interviewed by The New York Times for article, "California Investigates Abuses at Cemeteries," October 10, 1995
- Television news program airing comments made during Spector trial