Annabelle M. Steinhacker
Ms. Steinhacker concentrates her practice on appellate advocacy, personal injury matters and professional malpractice.
After graduating from Yale University with a B.A. in 2000, Ms. Steinhacker had the honor to represent the United States as a Fulbright Fellow in the Netherlands where she conducted a comparative study on the Dutch and American criminal justice systems. Upon graduation from the University of Maine School of Law in 2007, she served a Judicial Clerkship with the Honorable Dennis F. Carey, III, Judge of the Superior Court of New Jersey.
Ms. Steinhacker regularly appears as Amicus counsel on behalf of the New Jersey Association of Justice, the ACLU of New Jersey, the New Jersey State Bar Association and other organizations. Her focus on privacy issues led her to being published in the legal journal, “Jurist,” and to her representation of Google, Facebook and Instagram. She often lectures for the New Jersey Association of Justice, the New Jersey Defense Association and NJICLE. She also appeared as a featured guest on the legal talk show, “Pro Se Nation.”
In 2016, Ms. Steinhacker was named by the New Jersey Law Journal a “Leader in the Bar” (formerly known as “40 under 40”). She was awarded the New Jersey Association of Justice Amicus Award in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2022, and was awarded the New Jersey State Bar Amicus Award in 2009. Ms. Steinhacker has been continuously named a Super Lawyer from 2017 through 2022. Before that she was named to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list in 2015 and 2016.*
She is admitted to practice before the New Jersey and New York Bars, U.S. District Court, Division of New Jersey, Eastern District of New York and Southern District of New York.
Ms. Steinhacker holds positions in numerous legal organizations including the Board of Trustees for the Trial Attorneys of New Jersey; American Bar Association; New Jersey Association of Justice; Hudson County Bar Association; Essex County Bar Association; and New York State Bar Association.
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- Yale University, 2000 B.A.
- University of Maine School of Law, 2007 J.D.
- New Jersey State Bar
- New York State Bar
- U.S. District Court, Division of New Jersey
- Eastern District of New York and Southern District of New York
- Director, Board of Directors, Maine Law Alumni Association
- Trustee, Board of Trustees, Trial Attorneys of New Jersey
- American Bar Association
- New Jersey Association of Justice
- Hudson County Bar Association
- Essex County Bar Association
- New York State Bar Association
- Hudson County Bar Association Civil Practice and Appellate Practice Committees
Protecting Your Verdict: Post-Trial Motions,” NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar (3rd largest legal conference in the United States), Atlantic City, NJ; New Jersey Association of Justice, May 2014
Program Co-chair, “Auto Seminar – Everything But Trial,” Six Concurrent Seminars, New Brunswick, NJ, February 2016
Program Co-chair, “Support Staff: Personal Injury,” NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar, Atlantic City, NJ, May 2015
Moderator, “Women Litigators Luncheon,” NJAJ Meadowlands Seminar, East Rutherford, NJ; New Jersey Association of Justice, November 2014
Program Co-chair, “Support Staff: Personal Injury,” NJAJ Boardwalk Seminar (3rd largest legal conference in the United States), Atlantic City, NJ, May 2014.
“New Jersey High Court Correctly Rules Cell Phone Locations are Constitutionally Protected” – Jurist, October, 2013 http://jurist.org/sidebar/2013/10/steinhacker-sinins-NJ-cell-tracking.php