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