Joseph W. Steinberg
As the Alliance for Justice’s legislative counsel, Joe Steinberg vets federal judicial nominees, supports legislation that increases litigants’ access to justice, and coordinates and attends meetings with Congressional offices, the Department of Justice, and the White House. Joe previously served in the Alliance’s Judicial Selection Project, first as a Dorot fellow and then as a counsel. Joe is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School, where he served as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Law and Inequality and president of the Law School Democrats. During law school, Joe worked in the school’s civil practice clinic, clerked for both an environmental advocacy organization and for a national law firm, and externed for the Honorable Judge John R. Tunheim of the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota. Prior to law school, Joe helped prosecute criminal antitrust cases as a paralegal at the Department of Justice. Joe is an honors graduate of Wesleyan University, where he studied literature, history, and philosophy. During college, Joe had the privilege of working for former United States Senator Paul Wellstone, both in Washington and in Minnesota. Joe is admitted to practice in the State of Minnesota.