Areas of Practice
Construction Defect Litigation
Corporate and Business Law
Real Estate Law
Real Estate Transactions
Real Estate Litigation
Mediation and Arbitration
Public Projects and Public-Private Partnerships
Honors and Awards
Fellow, American College of Construction Lawyers
The Best Lawyers in America® “Lawyer of the Year” (Phoenix): Construction Litigation, 2019, 2021; Construction Law, 2017
The Best Lawyers in America: Construction Law, 2008-present; Construction Litigation, 2014-present
Super Lawyers, 2009-present
AV-Preeminent® Rating, Martindale-Hubbell®
“Top 100 Lawyers,” AzBusiness Magazine, 2017, 2018
American Bar Association: Forum on Construction Law; Section of Dispute Resolution; Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
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
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1974
J.D., Indiana University, 1973
B.A., Indiana University, 1970
Steve Jackson’s practice concentrates in the areas of construction law, real estate, civil litigation and business transactions. He represents a broad range of individuals and businesses in the construction and real estate industries.
In addition to client representation, Steve serves as a Judge Pro Tem for Maricopa County Superior Court, as an arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association, and as a private mediator and arbitrator in construction and commercial disputes.
He has lectured and written extensively on construction law topics for the State Bar of Arizona and Maricopa County Bar Association and various trade associations.
Steve is a Fellow in the American College of Construction Lawyers and is a Best Lawyers in America (2010-present), Super Lawyers (2009-present), and Arizona’s Finest Lawyers honoree.
He has been recognized by Best Lawyers as Lawyer of the Year (Phoenix) in 2021 and 2019 for Construction Litigation and in 2017 for Construction Law. He has also been recognized among the “Top 100 Lawyers” AzBusiness magazine.
Steve received his undergraduate and law degrees from Indiana University and served as a judge advocate in the United States Air Force before joining Warner Angle, for which he is past chair and past president