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Stewart M. Cox

Stewart M. Cox



  • Banking and Financial Services
  • Auto Finance
  • Commercial Lending

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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


  • 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.

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