Jana Steenholdt, an associate in Goodwin’s Financial Industry group and Consumer Financial Services Litigation practice, specializes in the defense of financial institutions. She joined Goodwin in 2020.

Ms. Steenholdt is admitted to practice in New York and the District of Columbia only. She is working under the supervision of the partners at Goodwin.

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Ms. Steenholdt is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department. She concentrates her practice on representing and defending financial institutions in litigation, government investigations and enforcement actions.

Professional Experience

Prior to law school, Ms. Steenholdt worked as a Legislative Assistant for the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs focusing on financial institutions with respect to Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act implementation and rulemaking proposals. During law school, Ms. Steenholdt was a Summer Honor’s Program Intern for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the Division of Trading and Markets. After law school, Ms. Steenholdt worked as an associate at another global law firm focusing on investigations, litigation, and regulatory matters, prior to joining Goodwin. 

Professional Activities

Ms. Steenholdt is a member of multiple national and local bar associations, including the American Bar Association, Women’s Bar Association, and Boston Bar Association. 






J.D., 2015
The George Washington University Law School
B.S.B.A., 2009
Creighton University



New York
District of Columbia


U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
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