Sarah K. Steiner, Attorney at Law
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Sarah K. Steiner is a sole practitioner in Manhattan, with a practice principally in election and other political law, particularly with regard to campaigns and elections.
Sarah K. Steiner was Chair of the Election Law Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York from 2013 to 2016. She remains a member of the Committee, and continues to run the annual program at the City Bar “How to Get on the Ballot in New York City.” She has represented candidates ranging from those seeking citywide and statewide office to the most local candidates, all with the same attention to detail. Ms. Steiner also represents non-profit corporations, civic associations and PACs on the legal aspects of their political activities, and advises candidates and elected officials on state and federal campaign finance law and ethics obligations. Her experience includes litigation and appearing before administrative agencies.
Ms. Steiner was an Assistant District Attorney in Queens County from 1987-1993, during which she served mainly in the Rackets and Economic Crimes Bureau. Her 25 years of criminal practice included “street crime” and “white collar” cases, as well as representation of witnesses in both State and Federal cases.
Ms. Steiner was a member of the New York City Bar Association’s Criminal Courts committee from 1990-1995 and 2010-2013, and its Chair from 1992-1995. She was a member of the Criminal Justice Operations and Budget committee from 2000-2003.
Prior to working as an ADA, Ms. Steiner was a litigation associate at Reavis and McGrath, now known as Norton Rose Fulbright.
Ms. Steiner is admitted to practice in New York, the Southern and Eastern District Federal Courts of New York, and the United States Supreme Court.