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Construction Law

Steve Jackson


AV-Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell


Stephen E. Jackson

Steve Jackson, the firm's president, was selected by The Best Lawyers in America® as the 2017 Phoenix "Lawyer of the Year" in Construction Law.

His practice is concentrated in the areas of construction law and commercial litigation, and he represents a broad range of individuals and businesses in the construction and development industry.

In addition to client representation, he has served as a mediator, an arbitrator and expert witness in a number of construction disputes.

He has lectured extensively on construction law topics for the State Bar of Arizona, Maricopa County Bar Association and various trade associations.

Steve obtained his undergraduate and law degrees from Indiana University. Before joining Warner Angle, he served as a judge advocate in the United States Air Force.

Since 2010 Steve has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America for his peer-recognized skill in construction law, and he has been a Super Lawyers selectee since 2009.

Honors and Awards

The Best Lawyers in America "Lawyer of the Year" (Phoenix), Construction Law, 2017

The Best Lawyers in America® (Construction Law, Construction Litigation), 2010-2018

Super Lawyers, 2009-2018

AV-Preeminent™ Rating, Martindale-Hubbell®

"Top 100 Lawyers," AzBusiness Magazine, 2017, 2018


Areas of Practice

Construction Law

Construction Defect Litigation

Commercial Litigation

Corporate and Business Law

Real Estate Law

Real Estate Transactions

Real Estate Litigation

Mediation and Arbitration

Public Projects and Public-Private Partnerships

Personal Injury Litigation

Professional Associations and Memberships

American Bar Association

State Bar of Arizona

Maricopa County Bar Association


"Construction Warranties" (chapter co-author), Arizona Construction Law Practice Manual, 3rd Ed., State Bar of Arizona, 2016


J.D., Indiana University, 1973

B.A., Indiana University, 1970

Court Admissions

Arizona, 1977

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1974

Indiana, 1973


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