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Steve Niswanger is the managing member of the firm and has about 21 years experience in business and general litigation and transactions, with an emphasis in contracts, creditors' rights (including foreclosure and bankruptcy), real estate, business torts, partner disputes, trade secrets, and construction. He has been recognized as one of the leading attorneys in the Southeastern U.S.
In addition, he received the 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017 Awards for Arkansas Corporate Litigation from Corporate International magazine.
Further, Mr. Niswanger is "Peer Review" Rated by Martinedale-Hubbell as Distinguished with a rating of BV. He is "Lead Counsel" rated by Thomson Reuters through Lawinfo.com.
Mr. Niswanger has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at U.A.L.R. William H. Bowen School of Law. He has spoken at numerous seminars on the topics of real estate, construction liens and disputes, and bankruptcy. He is a member of the American, Arkansas, and Pulaski County Bar Associations.
He received his B.A. degrees in English and Public Policy from Duke University, cum laude, in 1991; and a J.D. degree with high honors in 1995 from U.A.L.R. William H. Bowen School of Law, where he was an associate editor of the law journal. He was admitted to practice in Arkansas in 1996.
He is an alumnus of Greater Little Rock Leadership and the past Lt. Governor of Division 21 of the Kiwanis International Mo-Ark District. He is the past president of the Downtown Little Rock Kiwanis Club, which supports Camp Pfiefier, a charitable institution dedicated to improving the lives of Arkansas' at-risk 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders in Central Arkansas, and is on the board for the camp. He also served recently on the Board of Youth Home, Inc., which is a charitable institution dedicated to helping Arkansas' most emotionally troubled adolescents and families become healthier contributing members of the community.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Global Awards||Corporate INTL||2017|
|Lead Counsel||Thomson Reuters||2017|
|Leading Providers Attorneys of the Southeastern United States||Goldline Research||2009|
|Owner/Attorney||Niswanger Law Firm||2005 - Present|
|Adjunct Professor||University Of Arkansas At Little Rock William H. Bowen School Of Law||2013 - 2015|
|Attorney||Williams & Anderson||1995 - 2005|
|Law Clerk||Friday, Eldredge, & Clark Law Firm||1993 - 1994|
|Community Developer||Arkansas Industrial Development Commission||1991 - 1993|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Arkansas Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Pulaski County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Division 21 of the Kiwanis International Mo-Ark District||Past Lt. Governor||N/A|
|Downtown Little Rock Kiwanis Club||Past President||N/A|
|Camp Pfiefier||Board Member||N/A|
|Youth Home, Inc.||Past Board Member||N/A|
|University of Arkansas at Little Rock, William H. Bowen School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1995|
|Duke University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1991|
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