Stewart has handled hundreds of litigation matters for banks, mortgage servicers, credit card companies, payment processors and other financial companies. His experience includes mortgage foreclosure and other lender liability actions, check fraud and other UCC cases, credit reporting, D&O claims, letter of credit injunction cases and insurance coverage disputes.
In lending cases, Stewart represents lenders against claims involving loan commitments and modifications, mortgage servicing issues, swap agreements, assignments and collection activity. He has worked to resolve numerous commercial loans secured by real estate and other investment assets. When collection action is needed, Stewart represents lenders in suits on injunction proceedings and other remedial actions. His experience also includes demands and claims from other lenders that present indemnity, re-purchase and allocation issues, as well as disputes over the priority of mortgages and other collateral.
Stewart has handled a number of bank employee fidelity issues. His experience includes internal investigations, working with law enforcement, indemnity claims under financial institution bonds and third party litigation.
Trial experience is a significant part of Stewart’s background in the financial services litigation arena. He has tried a number of cases to a jury verdict in state and federal courts.