Jake Stewart is based in the Charlotte office of Cranfill Sumner LLP, where he 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. 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.
He also has experience in civil litigation where he works with employers and carriers to assist with claims of harassment and discrimination before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and Department of Labor, where he has obtained favorable outcomes in a number of matters. Jake has also represented municipalities and public entities in both Federal and State Court in various civil suits.
He attended Roanoke College as an undergraduate and graduated from South Carolina School of Law.
Most Recent Posts
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
As more employers begin to open their doors and their employees return to work, unanticipated and unusual issues are likely… Read More
Asbestos was widely used from the 1940s to the 1980s, but surprisingly, it seems claims of asbestos exposure and the… Read More
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
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