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James D. Steiner, American lawyer. Bar: Minnesota 1972, United States District Court Minnesota 1972, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1972, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1979, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1979.


Steiner, James D. was born on December 19, 1939 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States.


Macalester College (Bachelor of Arts, 1963). Fairleigh Dickinson University (Master of Business Administration, 1969). University of Minnesota (Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1972).


Worked at Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi L.L.P. (Minneapolis, Minnesota) specializing in Trials and Appeals in all Federal and State Courts. Administrative, Antitrust, Appellate, Banking, Bankruptcy and Reorganization, Construction, Communications, Corporate, Employment and Employee Benefits, Environmental, Estate Planning and Probate, Franchising, Finance, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property, International Litigation and Trade, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Products Liability, Real Estate, Securities, Tax, Transportation. Admitted to the bar, 1972, Minnesota, United States.

District Court, District of Minnesota and United States. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit. 1979, United States Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit and United States.

Supreme Court; 1992, United States. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin. Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi has a distinguished history of serving the needs of its clients for over 50 years.

Today, the firm has over 230 lawyers, and support is provided by a staff of full-time investigators and legal assistants. The firm is nationally recognized for its litigation practice in the areas of intellectual property, business, insurance, mass tort, personal injury and medical negligence. The firm also has a diverse national business practice in corporate and commercial law.

Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi has been involved in many nationally significant cases in the past decade, including the Honeywell autofocus camera patent cases, cases involving constitutional challenges to state insurance statutes, the fires at One Meridian Plaza in Philadelphia and the First Interstate Bank in Los Angeles, the Chicago Flood, the Dalkon Shield and Copper 7 cases and the Bhopal-Union Carbide disaster. Offices are strategically located to provide service in every part of the country.