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Daniel M. Steinberg is a shareholder of Trainor Fairbrook and the chair of the firm’s Construction Department. Mr. Steinberg’s practice focuses on construction and real property matters, including negotiation and preparation of construction documents and litigation of contract disputes, construction defect issues, mechanic’s liens, lease disputes, rent actions and ADA defense matters. He has extensive experience in the representation of developers, land owners, contractors, subcontractors and design professionals who seek guidance on construction projects and the resolution of claims that may arise before, during or after their project.

As a part of his practice, Mr. Steinberg is the lead construction counsel for one of one of the country’s most successful food concession companies which operates over 200 outlets in 29 airports and has more than 38,000 employees throughout the United States and Canada. On behalf of another client Mr. Steinberg successfully recovered 20 million dollars from a Fortune 500 construction company and national architectural firm in a construction defect case which involved five years of litigation and three months of trial. His extensive construction background, and previous work in the construction industry has contributed to his successful representation of Sacramento’s most prominent developers.

Mr. Steinberg is an “AV® Preeminent™” rated attorney by Martindale Hubbell, has served as a Pro Tem Judge for the El Dorado County Superior Court and he is currently the chair of the Sacramento County Bar Association Construction Section. Mr. Steinberg has given numerous presentations on changes in the construction industry, mechanic’s lien laws and owner protective measures to various industry associations, including the American Institute of Architects, the Sacramento Association of Realtors and Lorman Education Services and has taught college courses as an Adjunct Professor in Finance and Economics.


  • J.D., University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
  • B.A., California State University, Sacramento