Meet the very talented and experienced lawyers handling the case of Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed 25-year old African American man who was pursued and killed by two white men while jogging in his own neighborhood in Brunswick County, Georgia back in February 2020. The law firm, Stewart Trial Attorneys, founded by L. Christ Stewart, handles a variety of cases including wrongful death, civil rights, and shootings or sexual assaults.
Based in Atlanta, some of their notable results include having won the first ever billion-dollar jury verdict in U.S. history for a rape victim, a record $5.1 million negligent security settlement, the first $1.5 million jury verdict in rural Camden County, three record civil rights settlements, and Minnesota’s largest trampoline park injury settlement for $3 million dollars.
Stewart Trial Attorneys is also recognized worldwide for his civil rights cases including Walter Scott, who was shot in the back on video by a police officer that settled for $6.5 million dollars, the highest in South Carolina history. He also represents some of the nation’s highest-profile civil rights death cases including Alton Sterling who was killed on video by police in Baton Rouge. Attorney Stewart holds five record jury verdicts in Georgia and is regarded as one of the nation’s top injury trial lawyers.