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Steve Jackson

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Professional Memberships

    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

  • Published Writing

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

  • Court Admissions

    Arizona, 1977

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

    Indiana, 1973

  • Education

    J.D., Indiana University, 1973

    B.A., Indiana University, 1970