Steve Willner, a Principal with Neuberger, Quinn, Gielen, Rubin & Gibber, P.A., represents individuals and businesses in complex litigation as a member of the firm’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group. By excelling in cases that demand an analytical approach, Steve has successfully represented clients in a host of litigation arenas, including cases involving commercial litigation, real estate and construction disputes, labor and employment claims, and class and mass actions, as well as insurance coverage, product liability, catastrophic personal injury, and professional negligence litigation.
Steve’s passion and skill for written and oral advocacy were recognized early in law school, where he merited a position on the Moot Court Board and claimed the Best Brief Award in an intraschool Moot Court Competition. He then pursued additional training through clerkships at the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Baltimore and for the Honorable Wanda Keyes Heard of the Circuit Court of Maryland for Baltimore City.
Prior to joining the firm, Steve practiced at a Baltimore litigation boutique and in the litigation department of a national law firm. Steve’s successes at these firms included obtaining early dismissals and favorable settlements on behalf of numerous clients across a variety of industries.
In addition to serving clients as an advocate in dispute resolution forums, Steve also counsels his clients in general corporate matters. Combining a litigator’s insight with business common-sense, Steve strives to provide his clients with efficient, effective, and creative solutions to their simple and complex business problems.
University of Maryland School of Law
(J.D., Cum Laude)
- Member, Moot Court Board
- Best Brief Award – 2012 Fall Moot Court Competition
- Ner Israel Rabbinical College (B.A.)
- District of Columbia
- U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit
- Maryland Super Lawyers Rising Star (2020-2022)
- Best Lawyers – Ones to Watch in America, Commercial Litigation
Far From Home: Individuals and the Personal Jurisdiction Defense (June 2019)
The Defense Line, Published by the Maryland Defense Counsel
In the Wake of the Freddie Gray Events, Does Senate Bill 541 Provide West Baltimore New Hope? (June 2015)
Ground Rules Blog, Published by the Real Property Section of the Maryland State Bar Association