M. Stephen Bingham

M. Stephen Bingham

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

Recognized since 2014

Little Rock, Arkansas

Practice Areas

Appellate Practice

Construction Law

Corporate Law

Litigation - Construction

Litigation - Insurance

Product Liability Litigation - Defendants

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Litigation - Insurance
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M.Stephen Bingham, a Director at CGWG, has a varied practice that includes the areas of commercial litigation, business law, airport law, products liability defense, professional liability defense, insurance defense, transportation law and construction law. Steve, who is a Certified Public Accountant in addition to an attorney, has an emphasis in business contract work. He focuses a great deal of his time in defending municipal and government entities. He represents and defends municipal and government entities in both transactional and litigation matters. He has handled numerous condemnation proceedings for the Municipal and motor vehicle liability matters. He has handled construction issues for several clients, both as to construction quality and construction contracts. Steve assists in the preparation and review of resolutions and bylaws, attendance at board meetings, and input into policy and procedure creation and review.

Steve provides clients with ongoing counsel regarding state and federal procurement regulations and statutes, and the review of contract terms with vendors and service providers. Steve is an active member of the Pulaski County, Arkansas and American Bar Associations. He served several terms as a Member of the House of Delegates for the Arkansas Bar from 1996 to 2013, and also was a member of the Board of Governors from 2003-2005. He is a past president of the Arkansas Association of Defense Counsel, and completed a 10-year term as a Commissioner for the Arkansas Commission on Child Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence in 2013. He is a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law, where he served as Research Editor of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Journal. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri in Columbia.

Contact & Links


  • 500 President Clinton Avenue, Suite 200
    Little Rock, AR 72201


  • University of Arkansas at Little Rock , J.D., graduated 1983

Bar Admissions

  • Arkansas, Arkansas Bar Association
  • Arkansas, Pulaski County Bar Association
  • United States, American Bar Association


  • American Bar Association - Member
  • Arkansas Bar Association - Member; House of Delegates, 1996-2010; Board of Governors, 2003-2005
  • Pulaski County Bar Association - Member; Board of Directors, 1997-2000
  • Defense Research Institute - Arkansas State Representative, 2017-Present
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants - Member
  • Arkansas Society of Public Accountants - Member
  • Arkansas Commission on Child Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence - Commissioner, 2003-2013
  • William R. Overton Inn of Court - Member

Court Admissions

  • Arkansas Supreme Court
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States District Courts, Eastern and Western Divisions of Arkansas
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States Court of Claims
  • Unites States Court of Appeals for Eighth Circuit

Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon & Galchus, P.C.
Headquarters: Little Rock, Arkansas

13 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

5 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Litigation - Insurance

Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Litigation - Insurance, Little Rock (2018)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Corporate Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Litigation - Insurance
  • Construction Law
  • Litigation - Construction
  • Product Liability Litigation - Defendants


  • Mid-South Super Lawyers in Insurance Defense, 2013-2017
  • Named one of the “Best Lawyers in Little Rock” by the readers of Soirée Magazine, 2017

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