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Steven Allen Bimbo

Associate
101 South Tryon Street
Suite 2200
Charlotte, NC 28280
Direct704.945.2185
Fax704.332.1197
sbimbo@slk-law.com

Assistant

Emily Gold
Direct704.945.2159
egold@slk-law.com

Steven Allen Bimbo's principal areas of practice are construction litigation and creditor’s right defense litigation.   

Steven’s construction litigation practice focuses on representation of general contractors, owners, developers, subcontractors, vendors and sureties at every stage of a construction project, including the evaluation of the project, licensing, preparation of contract documents, bid preparation, bid mistakes, bid protests, change order negotiations, project correspondence, claim preparation, defense of claims, termination, project close-out, and final dispute resolution through negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and litigation.

Steven has arbitrated or litigated numerous construction disputes arising from, among other things, $20M+ multi-family projects in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, and Virginia, a $60M oil spill remediation project in Florida, Mississippi and Alabama, a $5M environmental remediation project in Virginia, various public and private project payment disputes ranging from $50K to $10M and covering an array of construction sectors, including buildings, heavy-highway, industrial, water, energy, manufacturing, sewer/waste, telecom, and hazardous waste collection, and environmental remediation.

Steven also maintains a practice handling creditor’s rights litigation, representing creditors and collection agencies against individual and class action allegations invoking federal and state consumer protection laws, including the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. 

Steven received his B.A. degree in Political Science, Concentration Law & Justice from North Carolina State University where he was a Russell Roebuck Scholar.  While at North Carolina State, he served as Vice President of Delta Sigma Phi.  Steven received his law degree from Charlotte School of Law graduating magna cum laude and as an inductee to the Order of the Crown.  Additionally, he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Charlotte Law Review, and was awarded the Dean's Scholar Award and Academic Achievement Award.  During law school, Steven served as an extern clerk for Judge Sanford L. Steelman, Jr., North Carolina Court of Appeals.  In recognition of Steven’s achievements at the Charlotte School of Law, the Steven Allen Bimbo Leadership Award is given each year to a graduating 3L.

Honors

  • North Carolina Legal Elite, Business North Carolina Magazine, Young Guns, Construction Law, 2013, 2015, 2016
  • North Carolina Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine, 2014 - 2016

Professional and Community Affiliations

  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Greensboro Defense Bar
  • North Carolina Advocates for Justice
  • North Carolina Locksmiths Licensing Board, Board of Directors (Appointed by Governor Bev Purdue)

News Releases

Publications

03.01.2009"The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act 2009", North Carolina Bar Association’s Construction Law Section Newsletter, CHANGE ORDER, Vol. 23, No. 2
02.23.2009"The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: A Bright Spot for North Carolina Construction Attorneys?" 29 N.C. Lawyers Weekly 49

Events and Presentations

10.19.2015"The Design Professional’s Standard of Care," Construction Specifications Institute, Charlotte Chapter
2012"Overview of Changes to North Carolina’s Mechanic’s Lien and Bond Statutes," G.L. Wilson Building Company, Charlotte, North Carolina
2012"Practical Construction Project Documentation," Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, North Carolina, Construction Documentation Section
09.18.2012"North Carolina AIA Contracts: Effective Contract Drafting and Negotiations," Lorman Education Services, Charlotte, North Carolina
02.02.2012"North Carolina Fundamentals of Construction Contracts: Understanding the Issues," Lorman Educational Services, Charlotte, North Carolina
01.01.2009"Ethics in the Legal Profession Symposium" – Guest Speaker. Charlotte Law Review and Mecklenburg County Bar

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  • J.D., magna cum laude, Charlotte School of Law, Order of the Crown, 2009
  • B.A., North Carolina State University, 2004

Bar and Court Admissions

  • North Carolina, 2009

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