Jim Steinberg focuses his practice on complex commercial transactions and general corporate matters for telecommunications, financial institutions, healthcare providers, technology and other companies. He frequently assists clients in structuring and negotiating outsourcing transactions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, IT procurement projects, and the commercialization and utilization of technology.

Mr. Steinberg regularly represents Internet-related and other high-growth clients in all phases of their development, from formation, venture capital investment through public offering. He counsels clients in the process of identifying, developing and commercializing their intellectual property. Mr. Steinberg also handles a variety of sophisticated commercial transactions for Internet and other technology companies, including addressing the regulatory issues involved in their operation via the Internet.

Mr. Steinberg was recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® for Corporate Law and Information Technology Law in 2018 and the 17 years immediately preceding. He was also named a 2013 and 2016 "Atlanta Lawyer of the Year" in the area of Technology Law by The Best Lawyers in America®. Mr. Steinberg was named a Georgia "Super Lawyer" in 2008 and 2009 for Information Technology/Outsourcing, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Intellectual Property Law, in 2013 and the three years immediately preceding for Information Technology/Outsourcing, and most recently in 2017 and the three years immediately preceding for Technology Transactions by Super Lawyers magazine. He is listed in the 2014 and the five years immediately preceding editions of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business where he is ranked nationally for Outsourcing Law. Mr. Steinberg was recognized as a leading practitioner in Outsourcing by Chambers Global 2013, 2014 and 2015. He was recommended by Legal 500 US for Technology/Outsourcing in 2016 and the five years immediately preceding. Mr. Steinberg was named a "Legal Elite" in 2011, 2014 and 2015 for Business Law by Georgia Trend magazine, in 2012 in the areas of Business, Corporate and Technology Law, and in 2013 in the areas of Business and Corporate Law. He is a frequent speaker at national conferences on structuring domestic and offshore IT and business process outsourcing transactions.

Professional & Community Activities

American Bar Association, Business Law, Science and Technology Sections

Atlanta Bar Association, Member and Former Chair of Section on Business and Finance

State Bar of Georgia, Corporate and Banking Law Section


  • Harvard University, J.D. (1989)
    magna cum laude
  • Emory University, B.A. (1986)

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia (1989)
  • Not admitted in Texas

Who We Are

Suite 2800, 1100 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA, 30309-4528
t +1 404.815.6283
2001 Ross Avenue, Suite 4400
Dallas, TX, 75201
t +1 214.922.7144
f +1 214.292.8523

James Steinberg

Experience Highlights

Outsourcing transaction for Fortune 50 retail company
Represented Fortune 50 Retail Company with regards to knowledge process and business transformation outsourcing transactions involving patent more
Strategic alliance for global telecommunications provider
Represented a global telecommunications provider in a strategic alliance with a leading cloud services platform to provide content delivery and more
Printing and directory sales agreements for a business services company
Represented a business services company in printing and directory sales agreements. more
Social media policies for an international financial services company
Developed social media and privacy policies for international financial holding company and its banking and non-banking subsidiaries. more