Stephen M. Parham


Managing Partner

Steve Parham is the Managing Partner of Bloom Parham. He counsels clients and tries cases in the fields of commercial business, real estate, and tort litigation with an emphasis on both creative dispute resolution and aggressive trial advocacy.

Steve has extensive experience in both state and federal courts and has appeared before arbitration and mediation neutrals across the country.  Steve has extensive experience in counseling clients in a variety of fields, including construction, real estate and real property, and general commercial business endeavors.  He has tried cases in the fields of commercial business, real estate, and tort litigation with an emphasis on both creative dispute resolution and aggressive trial advocacy.

Over his career, Steve has represented publicly traded and private companies, real estate developers, contractors, joint ventures and partnerships, and individuals in a variety of cases, including partnership and fiduciary duty disputes, commercial real estate debt workout and receiverships, construction defect and decay cases, foreclosure and confirmation actions, and virtually every type of real estate and real property matter, including license and easement disputes, title challenges, zoning and land use questions, boundary/survey suits, and quiet title actions.  Steve also has advised numerous clients on the front end of business deals involving the purchase and/or development of commercial real estate and serves as outside general counsel for several companies in a variety of fields.

Steve received his A.B. (summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa) and M.A. degrees from the University of Georgia, where he was a Presidential Scholar and served as a graduate teaching assistant. He received his J.D. from Emory University School of Law and served as the Executive Articles Editor of the Emory Law Journal. Steve received one of Emory’s highest research and writing awards for his student note entitled Uneasy Bedfellows: The NLRB, Title VII, and the Employers Who Are Caught in the Middle.

Steve is a member of the State Bars of Alabama (inactive) and Georgia and is admitted to appear before the following courts: the U.S District Court for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Alabama; the U.S. District Court for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; all Alabama trial and appellate courts; the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Georgia.

He is an active member of the Atlanta Bar Association’s Litigation Section and the State Bar of Georgia’s Real Property Section.  Steve annually teaches local and national CLE seminars for the National Business Institute on real estate and real property-related topics. He has also been recognized as a Georgia Super Lawyer for the past several years.

When not working, Steve is a scuba instructor and also enjoys working out, college football, and traveling abroad.  He is a native of Atlanta and resides in the North Fulton area.

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  • J.D., Emory University School of Law
  • M.A., University of Georgia
  • A.B., University of Georgia, summa cum laude

  • State Bar of Georgia • State Bar of Alabama
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • All Alabama Trial and Appellate Courts
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama

  • Atlanta Bar Association, Litigation Section
  • State Bar of Georgia, Real Property Section
  • City of Johns Creek Planning Commission

Super Lawyer 2021

Stephen M. Parham
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Steve has extensive experience in both state and federal courts and has appeared before arbitration and mediation neutrals across the country.  Steve has extensive experience in counseling clients in a variety of fields, including construction, real estate and real property, and general commercial business endeavors.  He has tried cases in the fields of commercial business, real estate, and tort litigation with an emphasis on both creative dispute resolution and aggressive trial advocacy.

Over his career, Steve has represented publicly traded and private companies, real estate developers, contractors, joint ventures and partnerships, and individuals in a variety of cases, including partnership and fiduciary duty disputes, commercial real estate debt workout and receiverships, construction defect and decay cases, foreclosure and confirmation actions, and virtually every type of real estate and real property matter, including license and easement disputes, title challenges, zoning and land use questions, boundary/survey suits, and quiet title actions.  Steve also has advised numerous clients on the front end of business deals involving the purchase and/or development of commercial real estate and serves as outside general counsel for several companies in a variety of fields.

Steve received his A.B. (summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa) and M.A. degrees from the University of Georgia, where he was a Presidential Scholar and served as a graduate teaching assistant. He received his J.D. from Emory University School of Law and served as the Executive Articles Editor of the Emory Law Journal. Steve received one of Emory’s highest research and writing awards for his student note entitled Uneasy Bedfellows: The NLRB, Title VII, and the Employers Who Are Caught in the Middle.

Steve is a member of the State Bars of Alabama (inactive) and Georgia and is admitted to appear before the following courts: the U.S District Court for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Alabama; the U.S. District Court for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit; all Alabama trial and appellate courts; the Georgia Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of Georgia.

He is an active member of the Atlanta Bar Association’s Litigation Section and the State Bar of Georgia’s Real Property Section.  Steve annually teaches local and national CLE seminars for the National Business Institute on real estate and real property-related topics. He has also been recognized as a Georgia Super Lawyer for the past several years.

When not working, Steve is a scuba instructor and also enjoys working out, college football, and traveling abroad.  He is a native of Atlanta and resides in the North Fulton area.

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