Partner, Stinson Leonard Street
Steve Lindemann works with companies involved in the construction industry to manage risk and to solve problems. He also serves as the lead attorney for Fortune 100 companies who have selected Stinson as their national construction counsel.
Mr. Lindemann 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, construction cost audits, claims for extra work and catastrophic fire loss. Mr. Lindemann also 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 and helping other clients involved with government contracts and P3 projects.
Ranked as one of America’s Leading Business Lawyers in Minnesota in construction law by Chambers USA, Mr. Lindemann has also been named among The Best Lawyers in America® in the area of construction law and has been selected multiple times for inclusion in Super Lawyers® in the area of construction litigation.
Devoted to educating his clients on best practices, Mr. Lindemann has taught courses for the Associated General Contractors of Minnesota and given multiple seminars on performance contracting for NAESCO and other construction trade associations.
Dedicated to giving back to the community through pro bono legal service, Mr. Lindemann 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, Mr. Lindemann clerked for two years for the Honorable Paul Magnuson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. He is a graduate of Yale Law School and Stanford University.