Steve Jones is a partner in the Firm's Real Estate Group focusing on all aspects of construction law, including contract drafting, negotiation, arbitration and litigation. 


His experience includes drafting and negotiating contracts on behalf of developers, public and private owners, contractors, subcontractors, architects, engineers and design-builders. Steve has also prosecuted and defended numerous construction related disputes including mechanic's lien actions in various forums including litigation, arbitration, mediation and private judge litigation. As a civil engineer, Steve is also knowledgeable in the technical aspects involved in many construction disputes.

Prior to joining Ice Miller, he served for three years as general counsel for a large Indiana steel fabricator. As a result of this experience, Jones is intimately familiar with the construction process.

He earned his Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Purdue University in 1994. He received his juris doctorate from the Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis in 1998.

Steve Jones is admitted to practice law in the state of Indiana.
Speaking Engagements
  • Building a Foundation for Managing Complex Construction Law Issues in Indiana, December 2005
  • Construction Contracting and Lien Enforcement in Indiana, January 2006
  • Indiana Stadium and Convention Building Authority's Training Workshop on Construction Overview, November 2007
  • Guest lecturer, Purdue University, CE 524 "Legal Aspects in Engineering," Spring 2012
  • Project Delivery Methods for the Indiana Construction Roundtable’s Mentor Protégé Quarterly Training Session, March 2014
  • “Changes to the Common Construction Wage Statute” at the Aviation Association of Indiana’s Annual Meeting, October 2015
  • The Use of Construction Managers at Risk on Indiana Public Works Projects, 2016 Indiana State Bar Association Annual Meeting
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