Julie Stewart is an associate in the firm's Litigation Group. Her practice focuses on complex commercial litigation. Julie has experience litigating cases involving commercial contracts, intellectual property, medical cannabis, banking & finance, real estate, accounting malpractice, antitrust, employment law, non-competition law and bankruptcy issues. Prior to joining the firm, Julie worked at a large Chicago firm and served as a law clerk to Judge Richard C. Wesley of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
Ms. Stewart is admitted to practice in Illinois and is admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. She received her law degree, magna cum laude, from Cornell University Law School in 2010, where she was named to the Order of the Coif. She received her B.A., magna cum laude, from the George Washington University in 2006 in political science. During law school, Ms. Stewart served as a member of Cornell Law School's Moot Court Board and the ABA National Appellate Advocacy moot court team. She also served as a managing editor of the Cornell Law Review. Her article, "'Litigation is not Ping-Pong,' Except When it is: Resolving the Westfall Act's Circularity Problem," is published in the journal's 95th Volume.
- Cornell Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2010
- The George Washington University, B.A., magna cum laude, 2006
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois