Jake Stewart handles workers’ compensation claims, employment law claims, and claims filed against municipalities.

He has handled a variety of workers’ compensation claims, including injury by accident and specific traumatic incident claims, as well as occupational disease claims where exposure to asbestos and other hazardous materials is alleged.

He has experience assisting employers and their carriers with claims of harassment and discrimination before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Department of Labor.  Jake has also enjoyed working with sheriffs, cities, and other municipalities which has allowed him the opportunity to defend various types of claims.  He works well with clients to determine their needs and goals and meeting those goals at mediation and in litigation before administrative bodies, state court, and federal court.

Jake grew up in New Jersey but has since made Charlotte his home with his wife, Olivia.  He still enjoys watching all his favorite New York sports teams and getting out and playing sports when he can.

Most Recent Posts


The Mortality of Immunity

Are North Carolina Courts Chipping Away at Public Official Immunity? For years, police officers and other public officials in North… Read More


Cranfill Sumner Attorneys Volunteer for Legal Aid Eviction Project

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In May 2020, Legal Aid of North Carolina launched an effort to help North Carolinians who were struggling to pay rent and were facing eviction. Legal Aid paired available emergency financial support with a search for volunteer attorneys from across the state who could help negotiate past and future payments with landlords.… Read More


Cranfill Sumner Charlotte Volunteers at Men’s Shelter

Last week, members of the Charlotte office of Cranfill Sumner LLP recently served 300+ lunches at the Men’s Shelter of Charlotte, an organization dedicated to ending homelessness in the Charlotte Metro region.  The organization operates two shelters in Charlotte including more than 400 beds and also provides counseling and training to help occupants find employment and housing.… Read More