John Spencer Stewart

Member
Email: jstewart@lawssl.com Phone: 503-221-0699 x230 Fax: 503-223-5706

OVERVIEW

Mr. Stewart is one of the founders of the firm, and a current Member. His practice emphasizes commercial litigation, and construction industry and surety matters. His reputation is best reflected in the concept Principle/Purpose/Passion: principle integrity and single-minded focus with the emotional commitment to excellence in client services.

Cambridge Who's Who acknowledged John in 2007 and 2008, and he was named their 2009 Professional of the Year in Business and Corporate Law. In 2007, 2008, and 2009 The Litigation Counsel of America inducted Mr. Stewart into its Trial Lawyers Honorary Society, and the Oregon Super Lawyers magazine listed John as one of the top lawyers in the state for the last eleven consecutive years: 2006 through 2016.

BIOGRAPHY

Super Lawyers
Seriously Outstanding
only 5% selected each year

OVERVIEW

Mr. Stewart is one of the founders of the firm, and a current Member. His practice emphasizes commercial litigation, and construction industry and surety matters. His reputation is best reflected in the concept Principle/Purpose/Passion: principle integrity and single-minded focus with the emotional commitment to excellence in client services.

Cambridge Who's Who acknowledged John in 2007 and 2008, and he was named their 2009 Professional of the Year in Business and Corporate Law. In 2007, 2008, and 2009 The Litigation Counsel of America inducted Mr. Stewart into its Trial Lawyers Honorary Society, and the Oregon Super Lawyers magazine listed John as one of the top lawyers in the state for the last eleven consecutive years: 2006 through 2016.

PRACTICE AREAS

Business & Commercial Litigation
Business & Corporate Law
Construction & Design
Insurance Coverage & Defense
Surety & Fidelity

NEWS

SSG Attorneys recognized as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in 2013
SSG Attorneys recognized as Super Lawyers and Rising Stars in 2012
SSG Again Ranked By Us News And World Report As A First-Tier Firm In Construction Law
Arne's Warriors Top Fundraiser in Walk to Defeat ALS
SSG ranked by US News and World Report as a first-tier firm in construction law
SSG Partners recognized as Super Lawyers in 2010
Stewart Sokol & Gray Successfully Defends Client in a Commercial Crime Policy Coverage Dispute at the Trial Court and Oregon Court of Appeals
John Spencer Stewart Inducted into the Litigation Counsel of America
2007 Honors Awarded to SSG Attorneys
Oregon 2006 Super Lawyers

CLIENT SUCCESS

Successful Recovery On Behalf of Clients in Multi-Lane Bridge Construction Claim

COMMUNITY

ALS Association
ALS Association Walk to Defeat ALS
American Cancer Society Hope Ball
Muscular Dystrophy Association Gift of Hope
Tri-cities Steel Band Association
Umpqua Bank Challenge

EVENTS

NUCA in the City
Join SSG at the Portland ALS Association Walk to Defeat ALS
2011 Umpqua Bank Challenge

EDUCATION

Willamette University, College of Law, magna cum laude, J.D., 1971

Columbia Union College, magna cum laude, B.S, 1968

BAR & COURT ADMISSION

Supreme Court of the State of Oregon

United States District Court for the District of Oregon

United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

United States Court of Federal Claims

United States Supreme Court

Supreme Court of the State of Washington

United States District Court for the Western District of Washington

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington

District of Columbia Court of Appeals

Supreme Court of the State of Alaska

United States District Court for the District of Alaska

United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Supreme Court of the State of Idaho

United States District Court for the District of Idaho

Supreme Court of the State of Wyoming

Alaska Bar Association, member of Business Law Section

American Bar Association, member of Forum Committee on the Construction Industry; Fidelity & Surety Law Committee; Vice Chair of the Fidelity & Surety Law Committee

Anchorage, Alaska Bar Association

Clark County, Washington Bar Association

District of Columbia Bar Association

Idaho State Bar Association

Multnomah County, Oregon Bar Association

Oregon State Bar Association, member of Construction Law and Litigation Sections

Washington State Bar Association, member of Construction Law, Creditor/Debtor Law and Litigation Sections

BADGES

Super Lawyers
Seriously Outstanding
only 5% selected each year