Jones Day (San Francisco)

Craig E. Stewart

Jones Day (San Francisco)

Craig Stewart has orally argued dozens of appeals in federal and state courts, including the United States Supreme Court and the California Supreme Court, particularly the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. He has won important victories in high-profile matters across a broad spectrum of subject matter areas, including antitrust, employment, international human rights, false advertising, environmental law, land use, constitutional claims, mass torts, and contract disputes. His clients in these cases include such major corporations as Apple, AT&T, Chevron, Experian, and Procter & Gamble. In the trial court, his practice focuses on complex business litigation, primarily antitrust and unfair business practice claims. He has litigated motions to dismiss, class certification, and summary judgment motions and other significant motions in major litigation. His recent experience includes defending price-fixing and monopolization cases under state and federal laws, defending unfair business practice claims under California’s Bus. & Prof. Code § 17200, and defending consumer class actions alleging false advertising.Craig’s pro bono experience includes representing: asylum applicants, victims of domestic violence, a parolee in a successful Ninth Circuit appeal challenging conditions of his parole, a fair housing organization that successfully challenged discriminatory rental practices, and an inmate who obtained a federal court injunction against a restrictive prison mail policy.

Linked authors

Jones Day (Sydney)
Jones Day (Mexico)
Jones Day (Brussels)
Jones Day (New York)
Jones Day (Madrid)


676 Bulletin

David Kiernan, Craig E. Stewart, Darren K. Cottriel, Lin W. Kahn, Catherine T. Zeng The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit clarifies class certification standards in an antitrust appeal (Olean Wholesale Grocery / Bumble Bee Foods)


The Ninth Circuit approved use of statistical analysis that relies on averaging but reversed class certification because the district court failed to resolve whether more than a de minimis number of putative class members were injured. On April 6, 2021, in Olean Wholesale Grocery Coop. v. (...)

Send a message