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Shareholder— Joined Burch & Cracchiolo in 1993
(P) 602-234-8781 (F) 602-850-9781

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.

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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

Professional Affiliations

Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
Arizona College of Trial Advocacy
State Bar of Arizona

Honors & Awards

Selected, Best Lawyers in America, 2019, 2020
Selected, Southwest Super Lawyers, 2020

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.


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