Paul D. Steinman



(412) 620-6544

(412) 275-2390

Paul litigates commercial disputes and provides counsel to business entities, including Fortune 500 companies. He has successfully tried cases in federal and state courts and in arbitration proceedings throughout the country involving such varied issues as CERCLA contribution claims, piercing the corporate veil, breach of contract, trade secret misappropriation, challenges to corporate management, and non-competes. Paul, regularly assists clients in formulating strategies to resolve disputes in advance of litigation.

Prior to joining Cozen O’Connor, Paul gained experience both as corporate counsel for a Fortune 500 company and in private practice. While serving as in-house counsel, Paul managed significant commercial and product liability litigation.

Paul earned his bachelor’s degree from Haverford College and his law degree from Duke University School of Law.




Cozen O’Connor Expands Pittsburgh Office with the Addition of David P. Franklin and Paul D. Steinman

January 14, 2020

New hires mark another milestone for fast-growing Pittsburgh office


Public Policy May Void No-Poach, Noncompete Restrictions

May 25, 2021

Paul Steinman and David Reichenberg published an article in Bloomberg Law discussing “no-poach/no-hire” agreements between companies.


  • Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1987
  • Haverford College, B.A., 1984

Awards & Honors

Western Pennsylvania Commercial Litigation Practice Group, Chambers USA

AV Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell

  • Pennsylvania
  • West Virginia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court -- Western District of Pennsylvania