Charles A. Stewart  III - Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Charles A. Stewart III

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2007

Chuck is a trial lawyer of 29 years whose practice focuses primarily in the defense of national and international corporations in product liability, employment, toxic tort, commercial, intellectual property, and catastrophic personal injury matters. Licensed in Alabama and Tennessee, Chuck’s extensive litigation experience is national in scope. He has handled a wide variety of cases in Texas, California, Massachusetts, Georgia, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Utah.

Although most of his cases fall into one of the aforementioned categories, Chuck has also successfully tried several other types of complex cases, including a six-week-long class action price-fixing case, a racial steering case involving the sale of real estate, and a breach of contract and fraud matter filed against a company by its group health insurer. He successfully defended the trial of a start-up corporation in a lawsuit brought by a major movie distributor, involving claims of copyright infringement, intentional interference with contractual relations, deceptive trade practices, and breach of contract. Chuck has also represented attorneys, hospitals, and architects in actions alleging malpractice.

Chuck’s product liability matters include defending manufacturers, distributors, component part suppliers, and retailers in cases involving allegations of defective cars, trucks, off-road vehicles, large trucks, seat belts, air bags, tires, building products, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, food, HVAC systems, boats, and elevators. His employment trials include claims for lifetime employment and wrongful termination, as well as race, color, sex, disability, pregnancy, FMLA, and age discrimination.

He also acts as national trial counsel for a building products manufacturer. In that capacity, Chuck has defended cases in numerous states across the country.

Cumberland School of Law of Samford UniversityJ.D. 1985

Client Comments

"Chuck Stewart is a phenomenal attorney and amazing human being. I have had the pleasure of working with Mr. Stewart and his team for over twelve years. The level of service received, no matter the complexity of the issue, is always consistent and very high. Concern for the client is always apparent and is appreciated. Results are always excellent."

-Stefanie Warner
Assistant Director, Claims
Housing Authority Insurance Group

"I have worked with Chuck Stewart for seven years. I have always found him to be well-prepared, insightful, energetic, and knowledgeable of the law. What makes him one of the best lawyers in America is his innate ability to use his knowledge, energy, insightfulness, and preparedness to strike to the heart of a legal matter, identify the potential problem areas, and propose a plan of action to positively resolve the matter. He is highly recommended."

-Phillip Purcell
Associate General Counsel
Captain D's, LLC

"Without question, Chuck is the best trial lawyer I have ever had the pleasure to work with in my 15-plus years of managing lawsuits. Fortunately, it has been over three years since our Company has been involved in active litigation, but I still e-mail Chuck weekly to maintain our relationship. I consider Chuck to be a true professional to his industry, as well as a person I can trust and depend on as a friend."

-David Tremblay
Vice President, Risk Management
Murray Guard Inc.

"Chuck is a hard-working, extremely responsive, intelligent, and dedicated attorney."

"I have had the pleasure of working with Chuck Stewart for more than 15 years. We first worked together as co-counsel on regional product liability matters while I was in private practice. Now that I am in-house with Michelin, we work together in a lawyer-client relationship. Chuck is a talented and thoughtful lawyer, and I have always valued both his wise counsel and litigation skills - especially in the most difficult jurisdictions. He is an aggressive advocate, while retaining the balance and professionalism required to deal with the most difficult situations. Our interests are well represented by Chuck."

-Daniel Sanders

Office Location

RSA Dexter Avenue Building, Suite 9075
445 Dexter Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36104
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2017 Lawyer of the Year in Employment Law - Management of the Montgomery Metro Area2015 Lawyer of the Year in Litigation - Labor and Employment of the Montgomery Metro Area
Charles A. Stewart III has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2017!Charles A. Stewart III has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2015!

Practice Areas

Bet-the-Company Litigation (Defendants, Intellectual Property, Product Liability)
Commercial Litigation (Antitrust, Banking, Business Disputes, Civil Litigation, Complex Litigation, Covenants Not to Compete, Labor and Employment, Mass Tort, Product Liability, Trade Secrets)
Employment Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment
Product Liability Litigation - Defendants