Craig Stewart is a litigation partner whose practice encompasses white collar criminal defense, corporate internal investigations and complex commercial litigation. In addition, he has extensive experience handling criminal appeals. Mr. Stewart has represented corporations and individuals in conjunction with investigations and prosecutions initiated by federal and state prosecutors and regulators. Accordingly, Mr. Stewart has counseled corporations on issues related to corporate compliance and on trafficking in counterfeit goods.
Prior to joining Arnold & Porter LLP in November 1998, Mr. Stewart spent 11 years as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York where he served in both the Civil and Criminal Divisions. At the US Attorney’s Office, Mr. Stewart tried both civil and criminal cases and argued numerous appeals. As a member of the Criminal Division, Mr. Stewart also conducted and supervised all manner of investigations. Mr. Stewart held a number of supervisory positions within the Criminal Division, including Chief Appellate Attorney, Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division and Chief of the Narcotics Unit. As Chief Appellate Attorney, Mr. Stewart helped to set the legal positions taken by the US Attorney’s Office and supervised the drafting and editing of briefs filed by that Office in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Following his graduation from law school, Mr. Stewart worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Constance Baker Motley, then the Chief United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York.
New York Super Lawyers 2009 and 2011-2012 for Criminal Defense: White Collar, Civil Litigation Defense and Appellate
The Legal 500 US 2012 for Antitrust