Steven D. Pidgeon

Steven D. Pidgeon


Steven Pidgeon concentrates his practice on public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts and private equity investments. He routinely counsels public companies on their disclosure and related obligations.

His corporate clients operate in a wide variety of industries, including technology, sports and entertainment, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, transportation, homebuilding, construction and consumer goods. He also represents a wide variety of investors in these industries, including strategic partners and private equity firms.

Steven Pidgeon is a founding partner of the Arizona office.


Representative Clients
  • Alliance Residential Company
  • Blue Yonder (fna JDA Software)
  • Cybereason
  • DriveTime Automotive Group
  • Isola Group
  • Lionheart Acquisition
  • Mavenir Systems
  • Offerpad
  • Openforce
  • Roth Capital Partners
  • Urgent Care of America (aka Fast Med)
  • Verra Mobility Corporation
Representative Transactions

Over US$50.0 billion in transactions, including:

Securities Offerings

  • IPOs for both issuers and underwriters, including the IPO of Grand Canyon Education which broke the longest IPO drought in over 30 years in the US
  • Secondary equity offerings 
  • High yield and investment grade debt offerings

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Merger of Lionheart Acquisition II and MSP Recovery ($10.0 billion)
  • Sale of Van Tuyl Group to Berkshire Hathaway (price undisclosed; seller revenues of US$8.0 billion)
  • Sale of controlling interest in Phoenix Suns
  • Sale of Burr-Brown Corporation to Texas Instruments (US$7.5 billion)
  • Merger of Blue Yonder (fna JDA Software) and RedPrairie (US$2.0 billion)

Selected Other Matters

  • Corporate governance advice, including implementation of anti-takeover defenses
  • Going private transactions
  • Private equity
  • J.D., University of Miami School of Law 1981
  • B.A., University of Miami 1978


  • Listed as a Best Lawyer in:
    – Chambers

    – Best Lawyers 
    – Super Lawyers
  • Chambers USA
    • Star Individual, Arizona Corporate/M&A
      From Chambers USA, Arizona Corporate/M&A – "[W]idely recommended by clients" who have stated that he "is extremely experienced in securities and also has a strong business perspective." Furthermore, he "is knowledgeable on both the legal and business side," and is an "extraordinarily smart and extremely practical lawyer" who "cuts to the chase and has no qualms about giving me the straight story." Clients have also praised his "good business understanding," while sources noted that he is a "fantastic lawyer"