Victoria L. Steinberg


Victoria L. Steinberg concentrates her practice on representing employers and employees in a variety of employment matters, including workplace investigations, severance and separation negotiations, noncompete and nonsolicitation agreements, and discrimination, harassment and retaliation issues.  She counsels employers on developing and implementing employment policies and practices.  Ms. Steinberg represents clients in complex business disputes involving commercial contracts, real estate, and finance.

Her practice encompasses a variety of industries, including technology, healthcare, telecommunications, educational institutions, and nonprofit organizations.  Companies, institutions, executives, employees, and licensed professionals regularly seek her guidance.  Ms. Steinberg handles civil and criminal matters in state and federal courts, as well as before administrative agences such as the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  She has completed Title IX investigator training.

In government investigations and white collar criminal defense matters, Ms. Steinberg represents businesses and individuals related to allegations of healthcare fraud and off-label marketing of drugs and devices.  She also represents physicians and other licensed medical professionals in disciplinary proceedings.

Ms. Steinberg's representative accomplishments include:

  • On behalf of two universities, obtained dismissal of two separate COVID-19 tuition refund lawsuits filed in federal court
  • Obtained full dismissal of a former student's Title IX federal court case against a university, vindicating the university's internal process for handling of the plaintiff's complaint
  • Obtained jury verdict in favor of company related to allegations of retaliation following internal complaints of misconduct
  • Obtained favorable settlement on behalf of an engineer who had not been paid wages or bonuses in accordance with the Massachusetts Wage Act
  • Secured injunction on behalf of a company preventing former employee from competing with company in violation of his employment agreement
  • Advised food and beverage company regarding trial appeal, ultimately negotiating favorable settlement after positioning case for successful appeal and possible re-trial
  • On behalf of President and Chief Executive Officer of healthcare institution, obtained a separation settlement through mediation following an EEOC proceeding

Prior to joining Todd & Weld, Ms. Steinberg practiced at Collora LLP from 2007 to December 2017 (Collora merged into Hogan Lovells as of September 2017).

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  • Background
    • Collora LLP, 2007-2017
    • Law Clerk, Hon. William Meade and Hon. Susan S. Beck, Massachusetts Appeals Court, 2006-2007
  • Professional Activities
    • Boston Bar Association
    • American Bar Association
    • Women's Bar Association
  • Awards / Achievements
    • 2022 Best Lawyers in America Employment Law: Individuals; Employment Law: Management; and Litigation: Labor and Employment
    • 2021 Best Lawyers in America, Employment Law: Individuals; Employment Law: Management; and Litigation: Labor and Employment; August 2020
    • 2020 Best Lawyers in America, Employment Law: Individuals; and Litigation: Labor and Employment; August 2019
    • 2019 Best Lawyers in America, Employment Law: Individuals, August 2018
    • Super Lawyers, Massachusetts Top 50 Women Attorneys, 2018
    • Massachusetts Super Lawyers, Business Litigation and Employment & Labor (2013-2021)
    • Super Lawyers Rising Star, Business Litigation, and Employment & Labor, 2012
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