Daniel L. Steinberg


Daniel L. Steinberg


Daniel L. Steinberg has significant experience litigating a wide variety of matters related to real estate, secured transactions, construction defects and liens, fiduciary malfeasance, ERISA liabilities, and other commercial-related areas. He takes a direct and practical approach to representing private and institutional lenders, secured financing companies, and real estate investors. Working with his clients to get to the heart of their matters, Daniel focuses on the issue at hand and is skilled at simplifying complex situations.

Including his time as a former deputy prosecuting attorney, and with more than 20 years’ litigation experience, Daniel represents clients in all aspects of commercial litigation in Oregon and Washington federal and state courts. His practice focuses on efficiently protecting the rights of individual and institutional creditors, including commercial collections, lien foreclosures, property rights, and ERISA litigation. In addition to teaching legal seminars and testifying as an expert on collection and ethics issues, he is the past chairperson of both the Oregon State Bar Client Security Fund and the Multnomah County Local Professional Responsibility Committee. Daniel also donates his time working with legislative committees and local student-trial competitions. Daniel has been selected to the Oregon Super Lawyers list in the area of creditor/debtor rights each year since 2017.

Prior to joining the bar, Daniel interned with Honorable Frank R. Alley in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Oregon and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Oregon.

Daniel recognizes the diversity of issues in the financial services and commercial real estate industries and enjoys working collaboratively with his clients to go beyond their expectations. When he is not practicing law, he spends time with his family, traveling, or volunteering with local sports organizations.


  • B.S., Portland State University, 1996
  • J.D., University of Oregon, School of Law, 1999


  • State of Oregon
  • State of Washington
  • U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Membership and Activities

  • Oregon Jewish Community Foundation Professional Advisors Group (2019-Present)
  • Clackamas County Bar Association
  • Multnomah Bar Association
  • Oregon State Bar (1999-Present)
    • Client Security Fund Committee (2019-Present), Chairperson (2020)
    • OSB Debtor/Creditor Legislative Committee (2017-Present)
    • Debtor/Creditor and Litigation Sections (1999-Present)
    • Special Investigator for OSB Disciplinary Counsel (2009-2011)
    • Local Professional Responsibility Committee Member (2007-2012), Chairperson (2010-2012)
    • Revised UCC Article 9 Legislative Committee (2000-2001)
  • Washington State Bar Association (2000-Present)
    • Debtor/Creditor and Litigation Sections (2000-Present)
  • Owen M. Panner American Inn of Court (2003-2010)
  • Co-organizer of charitable golf tournament benefitting Make-a-Wish Foundation
  • Refereed high school basketball, 2003-2008
  • Co-coached University of Oregon School of Law, Bankruptcy Moot Court team, 2000
  • Worked with Classroom Law Project, judging high school mock trial competitions, 1998-2006
  • Judged high school and college speech tournaments, 1990-1994

Awards and Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights, Portland area, 2024
  • Oregon Super Lawyers listing, Creditor Debtor Rights, 2017-2020
  • Recognized as a top attorney Portland Monthly Magazine, August 2017


  • Speaker, “State to State: Community Property in Oregon,” June and August 2017
  • Speaker and author, “Post Judgment Collections,” MBA CLE, February 2017
  • Speaker and co-author, “Garnishments and Execution,” OLI CLE, November 2012
  • Speaker and co-author, “Advanced Collection Strategies,” NBI CLE, July 2009
  • Speaker, “Advising Business Clients in Troubled Times,” OLI CLE, February 2009
  • Speaker “When Counties Should Consider Retaining Bankruptcy Counsel,” Oregon County Counsel Association’s Annual Meeting, November 2003


Five Jordan Ramis Attorneys Honored by Super Lawyers in Oregon and Washington

July 16, 2020

Jordan Ramis PC is pleased to announced the five attorneys who have been listed in the 2020 edition of Super Lawyers in Oregon and Washington.  For the first time, John Bachofner has been honored as a top-rated Creditor Debtor Rights Attorney in Washington. Listed…


Super Lawyers Awards Six Jordan Ramis PC Attorneys

July 19, 2019

Jordan Ramis PC is proud to announce five attorneys who have been selected to the 2019 Super Lawyers list. Only a handful of outstanding lawyers in each state attain this high degree of peer recognition for their professional achievements. 2019…


Shareholder Daniel L. Steinberg Joins Jordan Ramis PC

December 27, 2017

Jordan Ramis PC, Attorneys at Law, is pleased to announce the arrival of its newest shareholder, Daniel L. Steinberg.    Steinberg’s practice focuses on litigating a wide variety of matters related to real estate, secured transactions, construction defects and liens,…


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