Nicholas “Nick” Stewart is an associate at Smyth Whitley where his practice focuses on long-term care defense, construction, school district representation, entertainment law and general civil litigation. Nick finds his passion in representing the individuals and businesses of South Carolina.
Nick grew up in the small eastern North Carolina town of Rocky Mount and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Prior to law school, he worked in media production and for the North Carolina General Assembly with the former Speaker of the House of Representatives and former Majority Leader.
He is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Law, where he was a member of the Journal of Law of Policy, research assistant for constitutional law scholar Michael Kent Curtis and CALI award recipient in Construction Law. While in law school, he participated in the Duke-Geneva Institute of Transnational Law in Geneva, Switzerland, where he studied international dispute resolution with lawyers from all over the world. Nick also spent a summer working with Federal Magistrate Judge Kimberly Priest Johnson for the Eastern District of Texas, before she took the bench, and served as a judicial extern with North Carolina Superior Court Judge Marvin K. Blount, III.
Nick is involved in the South Carolina Defense Trial Attorneys’ Association, and is the class chair for his graduating class at Episcopal High School in Alexandria, Virginia.