David S. Steingold

Top rated Criminal Defense attorney in Detroit, Michigan

Law Offices of David S. Steingold PLLC
David S. Steingold
Law Offices of David S. Steingold PLLC

Practice Areas: Criminal Defense, White Collar Crimes, Appellate; view more

Licensed in Michigan since: 1978

Education: Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023
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Law Offices of David S. Steingold PLLC

500 Griswold Street
Suite 2320
Detroit, MI 48226 Visit website


Attorney David S. Steingold is the founder and owner of Law Offices of David S. Steingold PLLC in Detroit, Michigan. A nationally ranked trial lawyer with more than 41 years of total legal experience, Mr. Steingold focuses his practice primarily on criminal defense, and he has achieved a long record of securing favorable outcomes for clients throughout Detroit and beyond who are dealing with serious criminal charges, including any of the following:

·       Homicide

·       RICO violations

·       Drug crimes

·       Fraud, embezzlement and money laundering

·       Domestic violence

·       Bribery and extortion

·       Weapons offenses

·       Other serious criminal offenses

Along with maintaining a successful trial practice, Mr. Steingold also has extensive experience handling appeals, and he devotes a portion of his practice to provide invaluable advocacy and support for a wide range of civil matters, including police misconduct and prisoners' rights, civil rights violations, defamation, breaches of contract, wrongful death and more.

An attorney since 1979, Mr. Steingold has tried cases in various jurisdictions across the country, and he has gained a reputation for his in-depth legal knowledge and aggressive approach to securing the positive results his clients expect and deserve as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible. Honored for his professionalism and service, he has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell since 1988, and he has received a Top 100 designation from America's Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys as well as many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers.

A 1975 graduate of the University of Michigan, Mr. Steingold obtained his Juris Doctor from Arizona State University's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law in 1978. Fully committed to his practice, he is an active member of the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan, among his other professional affiliations.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Criminal Defense, Criminal Defense: White Collar, Appellate, Civil Litigation: Plaintiff, Civil Rights

Focus areas

Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Domestic Violence, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses

  • 50% Criminal Defense
  • 20% Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • 10% Appellate
  • 10% Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10% Civil Rights

First Admitted: 1978, Michigan

Professional Webpage: http://www.thedetroitdefender.com

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Michigan since 1979
  • Arizona, 1978
Educational Background:
  • University of Michigan
  • AV rating from Martindale Hubbell 

Office location for David S. Steingold

500 Griswold Street
Suite 2320
Detroit, MI 48226

Phone: 313-962-0000


4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023

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