Adrian L. Steel, Jr.: Lawyer with Mayer Brown LLP

Adrian L. Steel, Jr.

Washington,  DC  U.S.A.
Phone202 263 3237

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Practice Areas

  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Government Relations
  • Rail
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Transportation
Contact InfoTelephone: 202 263 3237
Fax: 202 263 5237
University University of Missouri-Columbia, B.A., with honors, 1972
Law SchoolThe University of Michigan Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 1975
Admitted1975, Missouri; 1976, Illinois; 1981, District of Columbia


Ronald McDonald House, Board, 1990 to date; President, 1995-1998

Legal Counsel for the Elderly, Board, 1984 to date; Chairman, 1989 and 2007-2008

DC Bar Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year, 1988

District of Columbia Bar Association

Illinois State Bar Association

Missouri Bar Association


Adrian Steel is a partner in the Washington office of Mayer Brown's Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Antitrust & Competition practices. He focuses on assisting clients secure approval of mergers, share acquisitions, asset sales, and other control transactions from foreign competition authorities, and he assists several major international corporations in globally coordinating their merger control filings. He concentrates on identifying new developments in filing requirements and in assisting clients in efficiently and effectively obtaining timely approvals.

In administrative and regulatory matters, Adrian represents corporations before federal and state administrative agencies in rulemaking and adjudicatory proceedings, including representation of major Class I rail carriers in proceedings before the Surface Transportation Board.

In the area of dispute resolution, Adrian represents corporate clients in securities fraud, products liability, breach of contract, and other business litigation matters. He manages complex multistate litigation involving the coordination of pending cases and discovery. He also has experience with, and has served as a party-appointed arbitrator, in major commercial disputes.

A member of Mayer Brown's Washington, DC office since 1981, Adrian served as co-Chair of the firm's Pro Bono Committee from 2005 to 2011. Following law school graduation, he was Law Clerk to The Honorable William H. Webster, US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, and from 1978 to 1981 was Special Assistant to Judge Webster when the Judge served as Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation. Between those assignments, Adrian practiced with a St. Louis law firm.

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Adrian L. Steel, Jr.

1999 K Street, N.W.
WashingtonDC 20006-1101


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