Nelson Stewart


  • Nelson Stewart
  • Phone: +1 212 404 8767

    Import to Address Book

  • Duane Morris LLP
    230 Park Avenue, Suite 1130
    New York, NY 10169-0079
  • Duane Morris LLP
    1540 Broadway
    New York, NY 10036-4086

Nelson M. Stewart concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial and securities litigation. Mr. Stewart has a broad range of experience in complex commercial litigation in areas of law that include securities, shareholder class actions, fraud, contracts, tort, professional liability, insurance and construction. He has represented commercial banks, hedge funds, insurance companies, real estate developers, professional corporations and individuals in all phases of litigation. Mr. Stewart also assists clients in conducting internal investigations and responding to inquiries and subpoenas from the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Department of Justice and other governmental regulatory agencies.

Areas of Practice

  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution


  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York


  • St. John's University School of Law, J.D., 1991
  • Fordham University, B.A., 1987


  • Duane Morris LLP
    - Associate, 2020-present
  • Satterlee Stephens LLP
    - Associate, 2014-2020

Selected Publications

Selected Speaking Engagements

  • Contributor, "TO COMPETE OR NOT TO COMPETE: Restrictive Covenants and the FTC's Proposed Non-Compete Ban," Association of Corporate Counsel, September 13, 2023