Devon J. Stewart


Devon Stewart is a walking encyclopedia of creative and unique solutions for his clients. Litigating in a variety of industries, Devon spends his time solving problems and providing solutions, usually involving unique areas of the law. Most recently, he has been part of the national defense team representing a large pharmaceutical distributor defending lawsuits by state and county officials and agencies making claims about opioid distribution. Devon has experience in the energy sector, construction industry, pharmaceutical industry, and with complex commercial litigation.

Representative Experience

  • Counsel for Fortune 10 defendant in more than 1,500 opioid lawsuits in state and federal courts nationwide
  • Prevailed before the WV Surface Mine Board regarding violation for alleged methane ignition at for related to mine subsidence claim
  • Won at the WV Supreme Court of Appeals in statutory medical records cases by challenging the standing of the plaintiff
  • Successfully defended client against claims of contamination of residential water supply on appeal before the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia
  • Obtained summary judgment in defamation case involving accused shoplifter at a retail location
  • Defended large cemetery management company on premises liability, negligence, and personal injury claims

Licensed In

  • West Virginia


  • J.D. West Virginia University College of Law
  • B.A. B.S. Concord University


  • West Virginia Law Review Outstanding Senior Editor, Volume 113, 2010-2011
  • Editor, West Virginia Law Review, Volumes 112-113, 2009-2011
  • Co-Valedictorian and summa cum laude, Concord University, 2008
  • Outstanding Legal Studies Student of the Year, Concord University, 2007-2008
  • Order of the Coif


  • Bruce Covey Math Prize, Concord University, 2007-2008

Speaking Engagements

  • Co-author, Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia 2012 Civil Procedure Update
  • Take Me Home to Conley v. Gibson, Country Roads: An Analysis of the Impact of Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly and Ashcroft v. Iqbal on West Virginia’s Pleading Doctrine, 133 W. Va. L. REV. 167 (2010)

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