Craig Stewart has orally argued dozens of appeals in federal and state courts, including the United States Supreme Court and the California Supreme Court, particularly the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He has won important victories in high-profile matters across a broad spectrum of subject matter areas, including antitrust, employment, international human rights, false advertising, environmental law, land use, constitutional claims, mass torts, and contract disputes. His clients in these cases include such major corporations as Apple, AT&T, Chevron, Experian, and Procter & Gamble.
In the trial court, his practice focuses on complex business litigation, primarily antitrust and unfair business practice claims. He has litigated motions to dismiss, class certification, and summary judgment motions and other significant motions in major litigation. His recent experience includes defending price-fixing and monopolization cases under state and federal laws, defending unfair business practice claims under California's Bus. & Prof. Code § 17200, and defending consumer class actions alleging false advertising.
Craig's pro bono experience includes representing: asylum applicants, victims of domestic violence, a parolee in a successful Ninth Circuit appeal challenging conditions of his parole, a fair housing organization that successfully challenged discriminatory rental practices, and an inmate who obtained a federal court injunction against a restrictive prison mail policy.
- October 9, 2009
U.S. Supreme Court Review & Preview, Jones Day San Francisco Office
- October 21, 2005
Comparative Taking and Regulation of Land, panelist, Hawaii State Bar Association 2005 Annual Meeting
- August 5, 2005
Property Rights and Regulations After the Supreme Court’s 2004 Term, panelist, State and Local Government Law Section American Bar Association 2005 Annual Meeting
- March 9, 2005
Class Action Developments: Settlements and Fee Awards, SBC Legal Conference
- Brigham Young University (J.D. summa cum laude 1986; Order of the Coif; Executive Editor, Law Review; B.A. magna cum laude 1983)
Member, California Academy of Appellate Lawyers
Best Lawyers in America — recognized for appellate practice
Advisory Board, Family Violence Appellate Project
- Law Clerk to Judge Thomas M. Reavley, United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit (1986-1987)