Jake Stewart is based in the Charlotte office of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP, where he has been practicing workers’ compensation law since joining the firm in 2016.

Jake has had the opportunity to handle a variety of different types of workers’ compensation claims.  He has experience handling all types of injury by accident and specific traumatic injury claims, as well as claims alleging occupational diseases as a result of work-related exposure to asbestos and other hazardous materials.  Additionally, he has handled death claims for both occupational disease claims and injury by accident claims.  Jake enjoys working with clients to determine their needs and goals, and then achieving those goals at mediation and in litigation before the Industrial Commission.

Jake received his law degree from the University of South Carolina School of Law, where he was a participant in the Carolina Clerks pro bono program.  Outside of the classroom he worked for Janet, Jenner & Suggs, was a judicial intern for the Honorable Stephen J. Taylor of the Superior Court of New Jersey, and was a law clerk for the Maryland Attorney General’s office in the Department of the Environment.

Prior to law school, he graduated cum laude from Roanoke College with a B.A. in History and a concentration in Legal Studies.

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CSH Law Charlotte Volunteers at Men’s Shelter

Last week, members of the Charlotte office of Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog 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