David Steib staffs the Office of Public Interest at American University Washington College of Law. In addition to managing all pro bono and public interest programs sponsored by the office, he also works individually with students on debt management and on realizing their public service goals. David received a BA in Spanish and Theater Studies from Yale University and then spent a year in Madrid, Spain as a Fulbright Scholar. He received his JD from Georgetown University Law Center and was awarded a Skadden Foundation Fellowship upon graduation. Prior to joining Washington College of Law, David was a housing attorney at the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia, specializing in language access and in serving Spanish-speaking tenants.
Since 2008, David has served on the Legal Committee of the DC Language Access Coalition. Since 2013, he has also been on the board of the Washington Council of Lawyers, a voluntary bar association dedicated to promoting pro bono and public interest law. David is a graduate of the 2014 John Payton Leadership Academy of the DC Bar.