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M. Stephen Bingham


Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, P.C.

500 President Clinton Avenue, Suite 200

Little Rock, AR 72201
Telephone: (501) 371-9999



STEVE BINGHAM's practice includes products liability defense, commercial litigation, insurance defense, transportation law, construction law, and airport law. Steve, who is also a Certified Public Accountant, maintains an emphasis in business contract work. He focuses a great deal of his time in defending municipal and government entities and is a member of the Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC). He was president of the Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel and a former Arkansas State Representative to the Defense Research Institute (DRI)


Arkansas, 1983
United States District Courts:
Eastern & Western Divisions of Arkansas

United States Tax Court

United States Court of Claims

United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

United States Supreme Court


University of Arkansas at Little Rock, J.D., 1983
University of Missouri, Columbia, B.A., 1974


Certified Public Accountant


Pulaski County Bar Association

- Board of Directors, 1997-2000
Arkansas Bar Association

- Board of Trustees (As of July 1, 2021)

- House of Delegates, 1996-1999, 2000-2006, 2007-2010

- Board of Governors, 2003-2005
American Bar Association
William R. Overton Inn of Court

Federation of Defense & Corporate Counsel (FDCC)
Defense Research Institute

- Arkansas State Representative, 2017-2020
Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel

- President, 2012-2013
Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants
Commissioner, Arkansas Commission on Child Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence (2003-2013)

VOCALS: Volunteer Organization, Center for Arkansas Legal Services



Best Lawyers in America 2022

- Appellate Practice

- Construction Law

- Corporate Law

- Litigation/Construction

- Litigation/Insurance

- Product Liability Litigation/Defendants

Best Lawyers in America 2021

Appellate Practice

- Construction Law

- Corporate Law, Litigation

- Construction, Litigation

- Insurance

- Product Liability Litigation Defense

ALM Media and Martindale-Hubbel 

- 2021 Elite Lawyer of The South

Best Lawyers in America

Insurance Litigation, 2014-2020
Best Lawyers

- "Lawyer of the Year" in Insurance Litigation, 2018
Mid-South Super Lawyers

- Insurance Defense, 2013-2020
Named one of the “Best Lawyers in Little Rock” by the readers of Little Rock Soirée, 2017 and 2020

Research Editor, University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Journal, 1982

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