Stuart co-chairs the firm’s Issues and Appeals Group. His practice focuses on appellate litigation, constitutional law, complex litigation and strategic counseling. Now in his 27th year at Hunton Andrews Kurth, Stuart represents clients on appeal and at trial in a wide variety of areas, including constitutional litigation, toxic torts, intergovernmental disputes, major infrastructure controversies, water rights, and construction litigation. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers and a certified appellate mediator for the Supreme Court of Virginia’s pilot-mediation program.
As Solicitor General of Virginia from 2014 to 2017, Stuart authored more than 75 briefs in federal and state court, presented oral argument more than 30 times in high-profile civil and criminal cases, supervised briefs filed by the Office of the Solicitor General, and provided legal counsel to the Governor and the Attorney General of Virginia.