Steve Brown & Associates, LLC

Respected Phoenix Commercial Litigation Law Firm

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Firm Overview

Efficient trial lawyers protecting the interests of Arizona businesses
For more than 12 years, Steve Brown & Associates, LLC has protected the interests of businesses of all sizes from start-ups to large corporations throughout Arizona. The experienced and responsive attorneys at Steve Brown & Associates, LLC are committed to representing clients in an efficient, ethical and cost-effective manner. They strive for the best legal results for your business, whether they are providing advisory or negotiation services or representing you at trial, litigating on your behalf before state and federal courts.

Steve Brown & Associates, LLC provides comprehensive representation from your initial consultation until the resolution of your legal matter in the following areas:
-Commercial litigation
-Real estate
-Creditor rights

Our firm has earned the respect of both clients and Arizona's legal community. Attorney Steve Brown, the firm's founder, has achieved an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating from Martindale-Hubbell - a distinction signifying the highest quality legal work, professionalism and ethical standards.

Successfully serving clients in Arizona
Steve Brown & Associates, LLC represents businesses throughout Arizona with a focus in Phoenix and Maricopa County.

Our clients have included companies such as Three-Five Systems, Inc., Wilson Property Services, Matrix Bancorp, Performance Capital, SKS Finance, First Horizon National Corporation and A&C Properties.
Main Office

Main Office
1414 East Indian School Road, Suite 200
Phoenix  AZ  85014

Phone
  • 602-264-9224
Real Estate
Phoenix, Arizona Real Estate Lawyers for Your Business
The attorneys at Steve Brown & Associates, LLC handle all aspects of commercial real estate. With more than 12 years of experience in commercial real estate and business, they provide you with effective, skillful representation in transactional and litigation matters.

Commercial real estate transactions
The thorough transaction attorneys at Steve Brown & Associates, LLC conduct all commercial real estate business meticulously and with methodical attention to all the important details. With our extensive preparation and commercial knowledge supporting your commercial real estate transactions, you can be confident that your investment is secure. The commercial real estate transactions the firm's attorneys can handle for your business include:
-Commercial real estate closings
-Construction and build-outs
-Easements and restrictions
-Financing and mortgages
-Leasing contracts
-Land use and zoning

Commercial real estate disputes
More than just a place to conduct business, your office space can be an essential part of your business value. Disputes over property can profoundly affect your business by interrupting your operations and threatening the security of your business location. The commanding litigators at Steve Brown & Associates, LLC use their imposing courtroom presence and focused commercial property knowledge to protect your business property investments in contentious situations such as commercial foreclosures, eminent domain seizures, landlord-tenant disagreements, easement conflicts and incorrect zoning decisions.

Commercial real estate mediation and negotiation lawyers
Commercial real estate contracts often include a clause requiring disputes to enter arbitration. Absent an arbitration clause, mediation can be used effectively to preserve business relationships. When mediation is required by contract or otherwise advantageous to your business, the skilled mediators of Steve Brown & Associates, LLC guide negotiations towards equitable solutions that serve your needs.

Steven J. Brown

Admitted to practice
-Arizona, 1986
-U.S. District Court, District of Arizona
-U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
-U.S. Court of Appeals, 5th and 9th Circuits

Awards and honors
-AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Areas of practice
-Commercial Litigation
-Creditor Rights
-Financial Fraud
-Real Estate Litigation
-Receivership
-Creditor Bankruptcy
-Bankruptcy Trustee Rights
-Commercial Workouts
-Commercial Foreclosure

Education
-University of Iowa, J.D., with distinction, 1986
-University of Iowa, B.A., 1983

Professional memberships
-Maricopa County Bar Association
-State Bar of Arizona
-Bankruptcy Section
-American Bankruptcy Institute
-National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees

Representative Cases
-In re International Fibercom, Inc., 503 F.3d 933 (9th Cir. 2007)
-In re International Fibercom, Inc., 311 B.R. 862 (Bankr.D.Ariz. 2004)
-In re Strasser, 303 B.R. 841 (Bankr.D.Ariz. 2004)
-In re Madison Associates, 183 B.R. 206, (Bankr.C.D.Cal., 1995)
-In re Uno Broadcasting Corp., 167 B.R. 189 (Bankr.D.Ariz. 1994)
-In re Everett Home Town Limited Partnership, 146 B.R. 453 (Bankr.D.Ariz. 1992)

Certifications
-Certified Specialist, Business Bankruptcy, Arizona Board of Legal Specialization

Biography
-Born in Chicago, Illinois
-Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award, Civil Procedure
-Outstanding Advocate, Iowa Moot Court Competition
-Quarter Finalist, National Moot Court Competition
Education
  • University of Iowa
    Juris Doctorate

Steven D. Nemecek

Admitted to practice
-Arizona, 1993
-U.S. District Court, District of Arizona

Awards and honors
-BV Distinguished Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell - a widely respected mark of achievement signifying quality legal work, professionalism and solid ethical standards

Areas of practice
-Commercial Litigation
-Creditor Rights
-Financial Fraud
-Real Estate Litigation
-Receivership
-Creditor Bankruptcy
-Bankruptcy Trustee Rights
-Commercial Workouts
-Commercial Foreclosure

Education
-Arizona State University, J.D., cum laude, 1993
-Arizona State University, B.S., summa cum laude, 1990

Professional memberships
-Maricopa County Bar Association
-State Bar of Arizona

Biography
-Born in Phoenix, Arizona
-Law Clerk to the Honorable William F. Garbarino, Arizona Court of Appeals, 1994 1995
Education
  • Arizona State University
    Juris Doctorate
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