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Stewart Cox

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Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Alabama, USA
    Local Time: Monday 13:55

Practice Expertise

  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Auto Finance
  • Commercial Lending
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Areas of Practice

  • Auto Finance
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Commercial Lending
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Creditors’ Rights
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Financial Services Litigaton
  • Life, Health and Disability Litigation
  • Policyholder Insurance Coverage
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Profile

Stewart Cox handles a wide range of complex litigation matters for business clients from different industry sectors. Stewart has tried cases before state and federal court juries involving consumer and commercial loans, leases, product manufacturing, bank deposits, software licensing, a railway accident and industrial equipment. Throughout his career, he has handled hundreds of cases for numerous financial institutions involving mortgage loans, deposit accounts, consumer finance contracts, letters of credit, fidelity issues, investment fraud and insurance coverage, among other subjects. His business litigation often involves fiduciary and competition issues, insurance sales and other sales practices, liability insurance coverage, accounting and business regulation issues.

Having tried numerous jury cases in the state and federal courts, Stewart is able to guide clients in a more direct path toward their objective, whether that is to protect the integrity of the client`s products or services or to reach a quick, efficient resolution. He believes that initial assessment and communication with the client, supported by an instinctive and experienced eye toward avoiding the pitfalls along the litigation path, is key.

Bar Admissions

  • Alabama, 1987

Court Admissions
  • Supreme Court of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama

Education

  • University of Alabama School of Law, J.D., 1987, Alabama Law Review, Articles Editor
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1984

Areas of Practice

  • Auto Finance
  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Commercial Lending
  • Complex Business Litigation
  • Creditors’ Rights
  • Financial Services Litigation
  • Financial Services Litigaton
  • Life, Health and Disability Litigation
  • Policyholder Insurance Coverage

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments
Stewart has handled litigation and arbitration matters in multiple jurisdictions. He recently concluded a complex swap agreement case in the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy proceeding in the Southern District of New York. Clients call on him to handle disputes in venues where a jury trial is anticipated. His most recent jury trial occurred in January 2020 in a consumer mortgage case.

Blogs

Declassified

The Declassified blog offers commentary and insights on the latest class action suits, significant class action opinions, relevant changes to laws and rules, and important class action trends. Declassified covers topics ranging from significant Supreme Court and appellate court decisions regarding class certification requirements to proposed or enacted legislation, rules and regulations that impact class action litigation to key industry developments that may indirectly impact class action...

Patent 213

Patent law, like most things in life, is subject to change. Changes to patent laws not only impact investment in your existing IP, but directly shape strategies to protect your freedom to operate. The Patent 213 blog provides up-to-date, insightful analysis of the evolution in the written description and enablement requirements of 35 USC 112 and the subject matter eligibility requirements of 35 USC 101. The Patent 213 blog analyzes key decisions from the district courts and the Federal Circuit,...

The Law of Order

Bradley’s The Law of Order blog serves as a general parliamentary procedure resource, providing information about creation and revision of governing documents (constitutions, bylaws, or rules), application of Robert’s Rules of Order and other procedural authorities in a variety of contexts (such as nonprofits, political parties, homeowners associations, unions, churches, trade associations), and leadership of any type of organizational meeting. In an effort to make all things parliamentary more...

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