Michael Steinberg
  1. Counsel

Mr. Steinberg is counsel in Davis Polk's Corporate Department, practicing in the Capital Markets Group. He advises financial institutions on all aspects of the development, issuance and marketing of SEC-registered and exempt offerings of structured securities linked to equities, commodities, currencies, interest rates and combinations of these assets. Additionally, he represents clients with respect to the issuance of senior and subordinated debt, preferred stock, warrants, exchange-traded notes and market-linked certificates of deposit. He also has extensive experience in negotiating underwriting agreements, distribution agreements and dealer agreements, as well as other transaction-related agreements for securities offerings.

Bar Admissions

  • State of New York


  • B.S., Accounting, Touro College, 2000
    • summa cum laude
  • J.D., Columbia Law School, 2005
    • James Kent Scholar
    • Submissions Editor, Columbia Business Law Review

Professional History

  • Counsel, 2014-present
  • Associate, 2005-2014
  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Adjunct Professor, Hofstra Law School, 2008-2013