About Our Company

Representative Legal Experience

  • ​Lead counsel for numerous federal and state jury trials and bench trials.
  • Lead appellate counsel for numerous federal and state appellate matters.
  • Lead counsel in numerous OSHA and MSHA proceedings.
  • Co-counsel in several NASD and AAA arbitrations.
  • Regional team leader in representing Fortune 100 commercial lender throughout the United States in nearly 100 matters including commercial loan litigation, defaults and priority issues.
  • Lead litigation counsel in defense of insurance companies in litigation throughout the United States relating to matters of bad faith/vexatious refusal to pay litigation, coverage litigation and priority/security interest issues.
  • Frequently prepare comprehensive coverage opinions and advise insurers or insureds on various topics involving all types of insurance policies and insuring agreements.
  • Lead litigation counsel for financial institutions involving lender liability, defaults, priority issues, fraud and misrepresentation claims, tortious interference and contract disputes.
  • Lead counsel for factoring companies involving payment recovery and credit insurance issues, including recent litigation involving multi-million dollar receivables dispute.
  • Lead counsel for Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 Trustees in complex adversary litigation.
  • Co-counsel representing national/international product and component part manufacturers in more than 60 matters involving products liability, product recall and catastrophic injury.
  • Frequently advise and defend companies in matters of state and federal prevailing wage law.

Amber Steinbeck

Background

Amber has 17 years of litigation and trial experience, first as a partner with the large law firm of Husch Blackwell, LLP and more recently as a shareholder with McDowell Rice & Smith & Buchanan, PC. She works with clients on litigation matters involving all types of financial services claims, commercial and business disputes and general business litigation matters. She also handles complex insurance coverage disputes and advises on a variety of labor issues.  She has extensive trial experience in state and federal courts locally and in jurisdictions across the country. She is an experienced appellate advocate and has argued before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth and Tenth Circuits.

 

Education

Temple University School of Law (J.D., 1999, with honors; Dean's List; Moot Court; Trial Team; Law Review)

Culver-Stockton College (B.S., Psychology, B.A., History and Political Science, 1995, summa cum laude, Valedictorian)


Awards

  • "Best of the Bar" Business Litigation (2008-2015) by KC Business Journal
  • Super Lawyer, Business Litigation (2013, 2014, 2015) and "Rising Star" among peers (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012) by “Super Lawyers®”
  • Super Lawyer, Top 50 Women and Top 100 Attorney (2015) by “Super Lawyers®”
  • Recognized as an “Influential Woman” by KC Business Magazine (2012)
  • Honored by Missouri Lawyers Weekly as an “Up & Coming” lawyer (2011)
  • “Top Defense Verdict of 2006” by Missouri Lawyers Weekly
  • Inductee, Missouri Bar Pro Bono Wall of Fame, (2011-2015)

We offer high-quality legal work and personal client service.

Law Office

We’re committed to providing you with top notch legal support. We approach every client with a focus on integrity, advocacy, and understanding. We fight for you!

 

Our legal team has a well-deserved reputation of excellence in providing smart, sensible, and cost-effective legal and business solutions for our clients.

Steinbeck Law, LLC

Community

Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City

  • Member, Board of Directors (2009 - Present)
  • Chair, Membership 2016
  • Chair, Judicial Committee 2015
  • Chair, CLE Committee 2014
  • Chair, Awards & Scholarship Committee 2013
  • Co-Chair, Judicial Committee 2012
  • Co-Chair, Community Support 2011


​Kansas Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Violence

  • Member, Board of Directors (2012 - Present)
  • Chair, Fund-Development Committee 2013, 2014

 

Associations

  • The Missouri Bar
  • Kansas Bar Association
  • The Kansas City Metropolitan Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • National Association of Women Lawyers
  • Association for Women Lawyers of Greater Kansas City, Member Board of Directors
  • Historical Society of the U.S. Courts in the Eighth Circuit, Western District of Missouri Branch
  • Ross T. Roberts Inn of Court
  • National Association of Settlement Purchasers
  • International Factoring Association