Mr. Billion Dollar Justice™, L. Chris Stewart is the CEO of Stewart Miller Simmons Trial Attorneys, a serious injury and wrongful death law firm.
Chris handles a variety of cases including wrongful death, civil rights, premises liability, mass torts and sexual assaults. Chris has won numerous record setting jury verdicts and made U.S history when he won the first billion dollar jury verdict for a rape victim.
Chris is also recognized worldwide as one of the top civil rights lawyers of his generation. He has represented some of the most famous civil rights cases of this century including George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Rayshard Brooks. He also represented Walter Scott, who was shot in the back on video by a police officer. The Walter Scott case settled for
$6.5 million dollars – the highest in South Carolina history, and the officer received a twenty year prison sentence. Chris also represented Alton Sterling who was held down and killed on video by police in Baton Rouge.
Other high profile cases include Gregory Towns of Georgia, which led to a record settlement and two prison sentences for the officers involved, Chase Sherman of Florida who was killed on video which led to a record settlement, and Deaundre Phillips who was shot on video by police which is still in court.
L. Chris Stewart
Chris formerly worked for the law firm of Morgan & Morgan where at the age of 29 he made partner.
While at Morgan & Morgan, Chris represented over 2500 clients and has the Atlanta offices largest jury verdict. Chris has litigated cases in over twenty-five counties in Georgia and has taken over 1500 depositions.
Represented some of the nation’s highest profile civil rights death cases, including George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Walter Scott.