Steven J. Lippman
Shareholder— Joined Burch & Cracchiolo in 1993
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 clients 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.
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
Honors & Awards
Selected, Best Lawyers in America, 2019-2022
Selected, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2020, 2021
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.
Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
Arizona College of Trial Advocacy
State Bar of Arizona
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
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
United States District Court for the District of Arizona
- Business Litigation
- Employment Litigation
- Insurance Bad Faith and Coverage Litigation
- Real Estate/Title Litigation
- Default Litigation
- Loss Mitigation
- Real Estate Owned (REO) properties
- Lender Liability Matters
- Insurance Defense Litigation
- Purchase, sale, leasing, finance, construction, land use and zoning of horse properties
- Creditors’ Rights
Steven Lippman at Burch and Cracchiolo is a world class lawyer. He is extremely thorough when dealing with his clients and I feel he continues to go out of his way to ensure we are able to get the best results from our business legal matters. He operates with integrity and it is clear that he is passionate about finding solutions that benefit us as clients. Steven has impeccable follow up practices as well as researches every possible serial surrounding his clients legal matters. I would highly suggest retaining and trusting Steven Lippman with any of your legal issues. I was referred by an associate who had used Burch and Cracchiolo for over 20 years and highly suggests the entire firm especially Steven Lippman.
Not only is he an extremely intelligent lawyer he is a truly good person. He has made it easier to get through stressful business legal matters