Steve Lindemann focuses his practice in construction law and has served as the lead attorney for Fortune 100 companies who have selected Stinson Leonard Street as their national construction counsel. He has represented contractor and design professional clients in trials, arbitrations and mediations involving design and construction defects, delays, disruption, energy efficiency guarantees, mechanic’s liens, payment bonds, claims for extra work and catastrophic fire loss. He counsels construction and energy clients on a broad range of issues, from contract negotiation to dispute avoidance. He has extensive experience representing energy services companies in connection with performance contracts. In addition to handling numerous construction cases throughout the United States, Steve has taught courses for the Associated General Contractors of Minnesota and has given multiple seminars on performance contracting for the National Association of Energy Services Companies and other construction trade associations. Dedicated to giving back to the community through pro bono legal service, Steve was one of the founders of the firm’s Deinard Legal Clinic, which is housed within the Community-University Health Care Center in the Phillips neighborhood of Minneapolis. Before joining the firm, Steve clerked for two years for the Honorable Paul Magnuson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.