Christopher Steffe litigates various subrogation matters, including property claims of all kinds, automobile and truck claims, worker’s compensation reimbursement claims, and claims for medical payments in Wisconsin and Iowa. He has successfully litigated a variety of subrogation matters and enjoys becoming well-versed in the intricacies of each case. Christopher has also enjoyed success in Arbitration Forums, Inc.’s property arbitration forum in various product liability cases against major manufacturers. Christopher is licensed to practice law in Wisconsin and Iowa state courts, and Wisconsin federal courts.
Prior to joining Yost & Baill, Christopher worked in Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company’s subrogation department in Des Moines, Iowa. He also previously advised on contracts for a global, international aerospace and military defense contractor. Christopher earned his juris doctorate degree from Drake University Law School in Des Moines, Iowa, and Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees from Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri. While pursuing his undergraduate degrees in Classics, Christopher was awarded a grant to study and transcribe an ancient Latin manuscript and was selected to present the results at the 19th Annual Student Research Conference hosted by Truman State. During law school, he was a student attorney at the Drake Legal Clinic representing indigent clients and developed significant litigation experience. Christopher was also a member of the Drake University Law Review and the Giles Sutherland Rich Intellectual Property Moot Court Team.
Christopher is a member of the National Association of Subrogation Professionals and serves on its Amicus Committee. He has given regional subrogation presentations on topics ranging from writing winning arbitrations to pursuing subrogation against retailers or distributors of defective products. Christopher also serves as Co-Chair of the Iowa Chapter of NASP with Yost & Baill Associate Attorney Katherine Steffe. Their efforts in revitalizing the Iowa Chapter were recognized by NASP with a Chapter of the Year award, which was awarded at the NASP 2016 Annual Conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
In his spare time, Christopher enjoys running, European soccer, and watching hockey (especially the St. Louis Blues).