Christopher D. Stewart

Christopher D. Stewart



Christopher Stewart is a partner in Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP’s San Diego office. His practice focuses on complex securities and shareholder derivative litigation. He was part of the litigation team that obtained a $67 million settlement in City of Westland Police & Fire Ret. Sys. v. Stumpf, a shareholder derivative action alleging that Wells Fargo participated in the mass-processing of home foreclosure documents by engaging in widespread robo-signing.

Chris has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine for the past five consecutive years. He graduated from Santa Clara University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and earned his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of San Diego School of Business Administration. Chris earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Diego School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude and was a member of the Order of the Coif. During law school, Chris was a member of the San Diego Law Review, worked as a law clerk for the United States Attorney’s Office, and served as a judicial extern for the Honorable William McCurine, Jr. of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. 


  • Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2015-2019

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University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., 2009, magna cum laude

  • Order of the Coif
  • Member, San Diego Law Review

University of San Diego School of Business Administration, M.B.A., 2009

Santa Clara University, B.S., 2004


  • California
  • United States District Courts for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California

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