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Warner Angle Hallam Jackson & Formanek PLC

PHONE: (602) 264-7101
FAX: (602) 234-0419

Head of department/lead counsel for A/E Law: Stephen Jackson, Esq., Managing Partner.
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Practicing A/E Law Since


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Caseload Dedicated to E/O Defense Work



Number of attorneys on staff: 22
Number of attorneys dedicated to A/E Work: 3

Stephen E. Jackson, the firm’s president, was selected by The Best Lawyers in America® as the 2017 Phoenix “Lawyer of the Year” in Construction Law. His practice is concentrated in the areas of construction law and commercial litigation, and he represents a broad range of individuals and businesses in the construction and development industry. Steve obtained his undergraduate and law degrees from Indiana University.

Chris R. Baniszewski’s practice focuses in the area of construction law. He represents design professionals, general contractors, subcontractors, and construction project owners. The Best Lawyers in America® selectee advises clients regarding workmanship issues, and claims associated with liens, bonds, delays, and non-payment.

Matthew J. Pierce is a construction lawyer  with an emphasis on infrastructure projects, including P3 projects. Matt also has taught construction contracts at Arizona State University since 2006.

Firm Information

Founded in 1959, Warner Angle Hallam Jackson & Formanek PLC is a distinguished law firm that is dedicated to providing the highest quality service in a wide range of legal matters. Evidence of our high legal standards and the respect with which our attorneys are viewed by our peers in the Phoenix legal community includes: four Super Lawyers® selectees, four attorneys listed in the Best Lawyers in America®, and nine AV-Preeminent® ratings by Martindale-Hubbell. Our reputation is based on our dedication to providing honest and caring legal representation.

Our construction law practice group consists of lawyers who are regarded in the profession as experts in all facets of construction law and litigation. We have authored construction law materials ranging from university textbooks and other education materials to law practice manual articles. For more than 15 years, Warner Angle lawyers have served as adjunct professors at the School of Construction at Arizona State University teaching construction contract administration, and regularly provide seminars and other presentations to various A/E Construction organizations. Warner Angle has the premier P3 practice group in Arizona.

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