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L. Chris Stewart is Managing Partner of Stewart, Seay & Felton Trial Attorneys, a personal injury litigation law firm.   Chris focuses primarily on cases related to auto/trucking collisions, wrongful death, and premises liability with a specialty in sexual assault. Chris has received multiple jury verdicts and settlements for millions of dollars for his clients including one of the largest premises liability verdicts of 2010 in the state of Georgia, a record $5.1 million pre-trial settlement in 2011 and a 2013 Camden County record jury verdict of $1.5 million for sexual assault, which was followed four days later by a six figure slip and fall verdict in Hall County.

Chris is regarded as one of Georgia’s top injury trial lawyers.  He was selected as a 2011-2014 Super Lawyer for the State of Georgia. In addition, in 2012 Chris was named on the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s list of Who’s Who in Law as a top Georgia attorney.  He was also a finalist for Nation’s Best Advocates: 40 Lawyers under 40, selected for the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association’s LEAD program for most promising future leaders in law. Chris is also a member of the Atlanta Bar Association Judicial Selection and Tenure Committee. Chris formerly worked for the law firm of Morgan & Morgan where at the age of 29 he made partner.  While at Morgan & Morgan, Chris represented over 2500 clients and has the Atlanta offices largest jury verdict. Chris has litigated cases in over twenty-five counties in Georgia and has taken over 1500 depositions. He averages 2-3 jury trials a year.

Chris has taught a variety of legal education seminars for practicing attorneys including how to handle personal injury cases, trial demonstrations, advertising with social media and how to manage your social media presence. Chris has been featured in numerous local and national media such as ABC, NBC, CBS, Upscale magazine, Rolling Out magazine and The Daily Report. Chris also traveled with famed actor Bill Cosby as a motivational speaker and was featured on ABC’s Nightline and Dateline. Born and raised in Southwest Atlanta, Chris is extremely active in the Atlanta community. He tutored at Perkerson Elementary School and is Co-Chair of “If you can see it, you can be it,” a program focused on motivating inner city elementary school children to become lawyers. He also served on the Board of Directors for the Villages at Carver YMCA, as Regional Director for Region XI (Georgia, Florida & Alabama) of the National Bar Association, and as the 2011-2012 President of the Gate City Bar Association, Georgia’s largest and oldest African American Bar Association.


Chris earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology with honors from Xavier University, a Master’s of Science in Public Health from Tulane University and his Juris Doctorate from Howard University School of Law.


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Contact info

Stewart, Seay & Felton

260 Peachtree St.
Suite 1001
Atlanta, GA, 30303

Nix, Graddock & Crumpler P.C. Trial Lawyers

124 Church Street

Decatur, GA, 30030-3325


Practice areas


  1. Wrongful Death: 34%
  2. Personal Injury: 33%
  3. Car Accident: 33%

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  • Andre' Carl Ramsay

    Simply put, this attorney knows how to get the job done. He is very knowledgeable, highly efficient, and proves to be an excellent advocate for his clients.


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    I endorse Larry. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


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GAActive Member in Good Standing 200508/05/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Georgia Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2014
Attorneys to Watch in 2014Attorney at Law Magazine2014
Atlanta's "EMERGING LEADERS"Who's Who of Atlanta2014
Georgia Super LawyersSuperLawyers2013
Georgia Lead Program ParticipantGeorgia Trial Lawyers Association2013
Georgia Super Lawyer Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Who’s Who in LawAtlanta Business Chronicle2012
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of GeorgiaMemberN/A
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Georgia Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Atlanta Bar AssociationMemberN/A
National Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Premises Liability$5,100,000
Sexual Assault Case$1,500,000
Sexual Assault Case$575,000 including $140,000 to be used for psychological treatment.
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Publication nameTitleDate
Upscale MagazineHolding Property Owners Responsible for Injuries2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Howard University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
Tulane UniversityN/AM.S.P.H.2001
Xavier UniversityN/ABS - Bachelor of Science2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Lunch and Learn: New Lawyers DivisionProtecting the Right to Trial by Jury2014
2014 GTLA Annual ConventionOvercoming Rural County and Apportionment Issues2014