Mr. Billion Dollar Justice™, L. Chris Stewart™ is the Managing Partner 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, trucking, 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 sexual assault victim. He has also won and collected over 200 million dollars in a variety of personal injury cases for his clients.
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 Walter Scott,Alton Sterling, Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, and Rayshard Brooks.
Attorney Stewart is one of the most decorated lawyers in the country having received the Outstanding Citizen Award for the State of Georgia, the Georgia Senate Outstanding Public Service Proclamation, the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus Chairman’s Award, the first and only African-American voted Attorney of the Year for the State of Georgia, Julia Humbles’ Civil Rights Award, the Wiley Branton Award for Leadership, the Pinnacle Leadership Award, the R.E. Thomas Civil Rights Award.
Chris has been featured in international media including CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, The New York Times, Fox News, Good Morning America, The Today Show, and Forbes, and is a contributor to various media outlets. Chris is extremely active in the Atlanta community and is also a board member of the historic Southern Center for Human Rights, and Georgia Appleseed. He is a double HBCU alumnus, graduating from Xavier University (LA)with honors in English, Tulane University with a Master’s of Science in Public Health, and Howard University School of Law. Chris embodies his favorite motto “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”
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.