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I have five wonderful children.  My hobbies include vegetable gardening and fishing.


Practice areas


  1. Employment: 50%
    2 years
  2. Discrimination: 30%
    2 years
  3. Civil Rights: 15%
    2 years
  4. Personal Injury: 5%
    2 years



Contingent (33-40%)

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  • Laura Lee Noble

    Stewart is a leader in this field and his reputation for excellence is well known by his peers. He has a wonderful talent for unraveling complex legal issues in a way that persuades judges, juries and opposing counsel. I endorse Stewart in the strongest of terms.


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Contact info

Glenn, Mills, Fisher & Mahoney, P.A.

PO Box 3865
Durham, NC, 27702


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Named to Best Lawyers in America in Labor and Employment LawBest Lawyers in America2014
Named As One of the Top Ten Lawyers in North CarolinaNorth Carolina Super Lawyers2014
Named as North Carolina Super LawyerNorth Carolina Super Lawyers2007
Named As One of the Top 100 Lawyers in NCNC Business North Carolina Magazine:Legal Elite2005
Listed as One of the Top Attorneys for Employmment Law in NCChambers USA2004
Board Certification as Civil Trial AdvocateNational Board of Trial Advocacy1998
AV RatedMartindale-Hubbell1997
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Attorney/PartnerGlenn, Mills, Fisher & Mahoney, PA1985 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMember1995 - Present
American Civil Liberties UnionMember1990 - Present
North Carolina Advocates for JusticeMember1985 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1985 - Present
North Carolina Bar AssociationMember1982 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1982 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Phelps v. Carter, US District Court Middle District of NC$850,000 verdict for Plaintiff Phelps
Hinton v. Conner, Montford and City of Durham, U.S. District Court Middle District of NCJury verdict of $1.59 million
Smith v. Nello Teer Co., Durham County Superior CourtJury verdict of $2 million for worker
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Publication nameTitleDate
NC Advocates for Justice Manual of ComplaintsEmployment Litigation2011
North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial RegulationThe US Supreme Court says “No” to Equal Protection for Puerto Rico1982
North Carolina Journal of International Law and Commercial RegulationDoing Business in Mexico1982
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of North Carolina School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
Yale UniversityHistoryMA - Masters1973
Duke UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1972
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
North Carolina Advocates for Justice Annual ConventionFederal Litigation2013
NC/SC Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Conference2012-2013 North Carolina Employment Law Update2013
North Carolina Advocates for Justice Employment Law SeminarDamages in Employment Cases2012
North Carolina Advocates for Justice Employment Law SeminarNegotiation of Severance Agreements2011
Wake Forest University School of Law SeminarIntentional Trespass to Person and PropertyN/A
North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers SeminarClosing Argument: Can You Really Win Your Case in Closing if You Haven’t Won it Already?N/A
North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers SeminaBringing Employment Claims in State CourtN/A
North Carolina Academy of Trial Lawyers SeminaAn Outline of Local Government Liability: Immunity and Insurance Issues from the Plaintiff’s PerspectiveN/A
American Bar Association SeminarDamages from the Plaintiff’s PerspectiveN/A