901 New York Avenue NW
Suite 300 East
Walt Steimel focuses his practice on domestic and international communications; information technology and related high technology issues; privacy and data security; export control; intellectual property; trade secret; digital device and radiofrequency regulation; and consumer protection, advertising and fair trade practices. His scope of practice includes administrative law, counseling, transactional support and litigation in these areas. His practice includes streamlining contract negotiation and administration; advising clients on government compliance issues; defending clients in government investigations; and litigating to protect the intellectual property and other business interests of clients.
He represents clients before the Federal Communications Commission; Federal Trade Commission; U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; Food and Drug Administration and CDRH; Department of Commerce (particularly BIS); Customs Service, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, state and federal courts, and various state regulatory agencies. He has represented clients in numerous appeals of federal agency actions.
Mr. Steimel is a frequent lecturer and writer on various legal topics within his specialties, and on the operation of and participation in the United States political system. He is also a guest lecturer at Texas Christian University on legal and political participation topics.
Prior Work Experience
Prior to joining Loeb & Loeb LLP, Mr. Steimel was a shareholder at Greenberg Traurig, LLP. Earlier in his career, he worked as an attorney for the Federal Communications Commission, Common Carrier Bureau in Washington, D.C.; as counsel to the Chair of the Public Utility Commission of Texas; and as legislative counsel to a Texas State Senator where he was staff author of the sunset rewrite of the Texas Public Utility Regulatory Act.
- Member, American Bar Association
- Certified Public Accountant, Texas State Board of Public Accountancy
- Member, Chancellor’s Advisory Council; International Board of Visitors for the School of Fine Arts; and Board of Visitors for the School of Arts and Sciences, Texas Christian University
Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M. Studies
University of Texas at Austin School of Law, J.D., 1981,
Notes and Comments Editor, Texas International Law Journal
Geary-Brice Moot Court Competition
Texas Christian University, B.B.A., 1978, cum laude
District of Columbia, 1995
U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, First Circuit