Steven Klepper

Steven M. Klepper

(410) 347-7405(410) 361-8226


A lead attorney in Kramon & Graham's appellate practice, Steve Klepper has more than 13 years of successful appellate experience handling civil and criminal cases before federal and state appellate courts.

Serving as lead appellate counsel or co-counsel, Steve has successfully advocated for clients in in complex matters involving commercial litigation, insurance coverage, real estate development, business torts, employment law, the Americans with Disabilities Act, premises liability, attorney-client privilege, and constitutional and civil rights.

Steve's practice focuses on all phases of civil and criminal appeals, including briefing, emergency appellate motions, oral argument, certiorari practice, and trial preservation. He works collaboratively with trial counsel to bring favorable final results in multi-million-dollar cases.


Steve has appeared in every issue of Maryland Super Lawyers since 2011. He serves on the Criminal Justice Act appellate panels for the D.C. Circuit and the Fourth Circuit and on the Maryland State Bar Association’s Appellate Litigation Committee.


Steve is widely published through articles, commentaries, and book chapters on the judiciary and insurance law. He is the editor-in-chief of the Maryland Appellate Blog and is the online community co-chair for the DRI Appellate Advocacy Committee. He is a member of the Section Council for the Maryland State Bar Association Section of Litigation and of the Wednesday Law Club. Steve sits on the boards of the Women’s Law Center of Maryland and of the GreenMount School. He previously served as the president of the Alumnae and Alumni of Goucher College.


American Bar Association

Maryland State Bar Association

Women's Law Center of Maryland

Outside the Office

An avid writer, Steven authored “Hell, Incorporated,” a play produced as part of the Baltimore Playwrights Festival.