Nicholas C. C. Stewart

Associate / Charleston

Nick is an Associate in the Charleston office, where his practice focuses on general civil litigation and construction litigation.  Nick frequently finds himself  involved in class action lawsuits where he has drafted motions opposing class certification for his clients and managing the complexities of class action litigation.  He has represented construction companies such as roofers, framers, siding installers, termite companies as well as non-construction related businesses. Nick has drafted multiple successful Motions for Summary Judgment and enjoys drafting competitive pleadings to resolve matters for his clients expeditiously. Within CC&S, Nick serves on the Summer Associate Hiring Committee and regularly contributes to the Coverage Blog and firm newsletter.

He received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, majoring in Communications with a focus on Media Studies and Production.  While attending Wake Forest University School of Law he was a staff member on The Wake Forest Journal of Law and Policy and participated in the Duke-Geneva Institute of Transnational Law in Geneva, Switzerland.  Nick received the Cali award for Construction Law while at Wake Forest University. Additionally, Nick served as a research assistant for Professor Michael Kent Curtis working on an article criticizing North Carolina’s gerrymandered electoral lines, the subject of which resulted in Professor Curtis’ amicus curiae brief to the US Supreme Court Case Dickson v. Rucho, No. 14-839 (May 5, 2015).

Prior to law school, Nick worked for a post-production media company producing television programing and for the North Carolina General Assembly.  At the NCGA, he worked for multiple house members including the Majority Leader, Minority Leaders and Whips.  Nick was responsible for corresponding with constituents and attending committee meetings on behalf of representatives.

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