James E. Stewart


Mr. Stewart possesses more than 30 years of experience in matters concerning media law, intellectual property and commercial litigation.

  • Represents numerous publishers and broadcasters 
  • Extensive experience with automotive supplier breach of confidentiality provisions and trade secret misappropriations


  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D.
  • United States Military Academy, B.S.

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan
  • New York

Court Admissions 

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan

Professional Affiliations 

Media Law Resource Center (MLRC)

  • National Defense Counsel Section, Executive Committee
  • Member, 2001-2006
  • President, 2005

American Bar Association

  • Governing Board of the ABA Forum on Communications Law, Past Member
  • Special Committee on Study of Trademark Counterfeiting Statute, Intellectual Property Section, Past Chair

International Trademark Association (INTA)

  • Forums Committee, Past Member
  • Information Services Committee, Past Member

State Bar of Michigan


Washtenaw County Bar Association

  • Board of Directors, Past Member

Washtenaw County Circuit Court, Approved Mediator

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