Marc Robert Steinberg

Marc Robert Steinberg

Location:
Colmar, Pennsylvania
Phone:
215-822-7575
Fax:
215-822-1713
Email:

Marc Robert Steinberg has been the Managing Partner of Rubin, Glickman, Steinberg and Gifford since 1980, and has been a member of the firm since 1976. He has been litigating civil and criminal cases in Federal and State Courts for over 44 years, and actively continues to do so. Mr. Steinberg is the only attorney in Bucks or Montgomery County certified as a Criminal Trial Attorney by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and recognized by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.  He graduated from Temple University School of Law in 1973, and holds an undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University. Mr. Steinberg is a former Montgomery County Assistant District Attorney. He is Past President of the Montgomery Trial Lawyers Association and the Montgomery American Inn of Court, which he helped organize and start. He is Past President of the Montgomery Bar Association, the Montgomery Bar Foundation and the Montgomery County Trial Lawyers Association. He sat as a Director of the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PACDL). He completed six years as a member of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Disciplinary Board Hearing Committee 2.09, the last year as chairman. Since 1997, he has served as a Civil Discovery Master for the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas. He is a co-founder of the Criminal Defense Law Committee of the Montgomery Bar Association and served as its chairman or co-chairman from 1988 until 1996.  Mr. Steinberg sits on the House of Delegates of the Pennsylvania Bar Association from Zone 9. He is a frequent lecturer for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute and the Montgomery Bar Association in criminal and civil areas. For 25 years, he  taught Trial Advocacy at the Beasley School of Law at Temple University teaching law students the art of trial advocacy.  Mr. Steinberg served as a Committee Member on the Pennsylvania Joint State Government Commission Advisory Committee on Wrongful Convictions.

Mr. Steinberg is the Immediate Past President of the Board of Directors of the Montgomery Child Advocacy Project (MCAP), a non-profit corporation which provides free legal services to abused and neglected children involved in court cases, which he helped start in 1999.

In 2005, he was named the Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Montgomery Trial Lawyers Association.

Marc Steinberg is the lawyer other lawyers call when they have a problem.

Since 2004, he has been named one of Pennsylvania's "Super Lawyers" by a poll of his peers as published in Philadelphia Magazine, and he has been named as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Philadelphia and PennsylvaniaFrom 2010 - 2017, he was named a "Best Lawyer in America" as published in Philadelphia Magazine by The Best Lawyers in America, and also named a Best Lawyer by U.S. News and World Report from 2010 - 2017.  He was named a Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorney in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys.

Mr. Steinberg also enjoys the prestigious "AV" rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Litigation
  • Personal Injury Litigation
  • Alternate Dispute Resolution
  • Business and Commercial Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Criminal Trial Advocacy, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011, 2016

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania, 1973
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit, 1975
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1979

Education

  • Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. - 1973
  • Pennsylvania State University, State College, Pennsylvania
    • B.A. - 1970
    • Major: English

References

  • Univest National Bank and Trust Company, Souderton PA

Classes/Seminars

  • Criminal Law Series, Montgomery Bar Association, 1990 - 2002
  • Criminal Law Series, Montgomery Bar Association, 2004
  • Advanced Trial Advocacy, Temple University School of Law, 1990 - 2015
  • Proving Damages in Death Cases, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 1996 - 2000
  • Ethical Considerations for General Practitioners, 2002
  • Charging Fees in a Criminal Case, Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 2002, 2004, 2006
  • An Afternoon on Criminal Law, Dealing with the Media, 2004
  • Criminal Law Update, Philadelphia, Local Issues in Criminal Practice, 2008
  • Five County Criminal Law Practice, Media, Doylestown, Philadelphia, 2009
  • Criminal Law Symposium, How to Make a Living Practicing Criminal Law, Harrisburg, 2009
  • Five County Criminal Law Practice, Media and Philadelphia, 2012, 2013, 2015

Honors and Awards

  • Named a Top Attorney by Suburban Life Magazine, 2015
  • Named a Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorney in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys, 2014 - Present
  • Named a Top 100 Lawyer by The National Trial Lawyers, 2013 - Present
  • Best Lawyer in America as published in U.S. News and World Report, 2010 - 2017
  • Best Lawyer in America as published in Philadelphia Magazine and Best Lawyers in America, 2010 - 2017
  • Pennsylvania's "Super Lawyer" as published in Philadelphia Magazine, 2004 - 2016
  • Voted one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, 2008, 2010, 2011
  • Presidents Award, Pennsylvania Bar Association, 2003

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • The National Trial Lawyers, Member, 2013 - Present
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Member, 1973 - Present
  • Montgomery Bar Association, 1973 - Present
  • Montgomery Bar Association, President, 2003
  • Montgomery Bar Association, President-Elect, 2002
  • Montgomery Bar Association, Secretary, 2001
  • Montgomery Bar Association, Treasurer, 2000
  • Montgomery Bar Association, Director, 1992
  • Montgomery Co. Trial Lawyers Association, President, 1992
  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Director, 2005 - 2009
  • Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Montgomery American Inn of Court, President, 1996, 1996 - Present
  • Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, Discovery Master, 1997 - Present
  • Montgomery Child Advocacy Project (MCAP), President, Board of Directors, 2000 - Present
  • Montgomery Child Advocacy Project (MCAP), Child Advocate, 2000 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Hon. Robert W. Tredinnick, Judicial Law Clerk, 1973 - 1974
  • Montgomery County District Attorney, Assistant District Attorney, 1974 - 1976

Pro Bono Activities

  • Legal Aid, 1980 - Present
  • MCAP, 2000 - Present
  • Guardian ad Litem, 2001 - Present
  • Court Appointed Homicide Cases

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Sigma Delta