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Steve Lippman is an AV® Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 peer review rated attorney in Martindale-Hubbell. Steve's practice focuses on business litigation, as well as real estate and personal injury litigation.

Steve represents and advises small and medium-sized businesses in all areas of law arising out of their businesses. He has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in cases involving a wide variety of claims, including breach of contract, professional malpractice, personal injury, insurance bad faith, and debt and judgment collection actions.

Prior to attending law school Steve obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Entrepreneurial Studies and Business Administration from the Karl Eller School of Entrepreneurial Studies, University of Arizona.

Practice Areas

Business & Corporate Law
Creditors’ Rights, Bankruptcy & Reorganization
Default Servicing
Employment Law
Insurance Defense / Personal Injury Litigation
Labor & Employment
Real Estate Law


J.D. University of Arizona, 1993
•         Order of Barristers
•         Moot Court Board
•         American Jurisprudence Award, Remedies
•         Outstanding Appellate Brief Award

B.S.B.A. University of Arizona (Finance & General Business), 1990
•         The Karl Eller Entrepreneurial Studies Program
•         Member of the Bobcats Senior Honorary

National Institute of Trial Advocacy, 2000

Admitted In

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
United States District Court for the District of Arizona

Areas of Concentration

Business Litigation
Default Litigation
Employment Litigation
Insurance Bad Faith and Coverage Litigation
Lender Liability Matters
Loss Mitigation
Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation
Real Estate Owned (REO) properties
Real Estate/Title Litigation

Honors & Awards

Ranked AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5* in Martindale Hubbell

*AV® Preeminent ™ and BV® Distinguished™ are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

Other Relevant Employment

Law clerk for the in-house legal department of hi-tech corporation doing business internationally and based in Tucson, Arizona
Legal extern to the Honorable Richard M. Bilby of the Federal District Court, District of Arizona

Professional Affiliations

American Bar Association
•         Business Section
•         Torts Section
•         Insurance Litigation SectionState Bar of Arizona
Maricopa County Bar Association
Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
Arizona College of Trial Advocacy