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
Cranfill Sumner LLP Announces New Partners
Cranfill Sumner LLP today announced that Robert El-Jaouhari (Raleigh), Jake Stewart (Charlotte), and Jack Wright (Charlotte) have been named partners in the firm.… Read More
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
CSH Law Attorneys Assist with Bar Candidate Interviews
Attorneys from Cranfill Sumner LLP assisted in interviews for the February 2022 bar exam session.… Read More
Cranfill Sumner Attorneys Volunteer for Legal Aid Eviction Project
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
Does an Employee Who Contracts COVID-19 at Work from a Co-Employee Have a Legal Remedy?
As more employers begin to open their doors and their employees return to work, unanticipated and unusual issues are likely… Read More
A Never Ending Story: Asbestos Exposure and Mesothelioma
Asbestos was widely used from the 1940s to the 1980s, but surprisingly, it seems claims of asbestos exposure and the… Read More
What’s fair and just is a must
The Plaintiff worked as a part-time nurse’s assistant, where she earned $8.00 per hour. She received a promotion in February of… 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
Jake Stewart Joins Cranfill Sumner Charlotte Office
Cranfill Sumner LLP (Cranfill Sumner) today announced that Jake Stewart has joined the firm’s Charlotte office as an associate attorney in the Workers’ Compensation Practice Group.… Read More