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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.

Memberships & Awards

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
Bruce Covey Math Prize, Concord University, 2007-2008
Order of the Coif

Key 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

Work Experience

2011 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2009-2011 Teaching Assistant, WVU College of Law
2009-2010 Summer Clerk, Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2008 Volunteer Coordinator, Americorps Energy Express
2007-2008 Intern, Wyoming County Prosecutor's Office

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)