Stuart is the Co-Managing Partner of the DLA Piper Los Angeles area offices. He represents clients across a spectrum of industries in business and commercial real estate matters. He has achieved several eight-figure settlements in contingent fee cases, including a case against a major insurance company for targeting a product towards low-income residents in several different states; a class action against a large drug wholesaler brought by participants in a profit-sharing and savings plan that bought the company’s stock; and a high-profile case against the State of California based on a failed US$2.3 billion buildings sale.
Previously, Stuart was managing partner of prominent Los Angeles-based boutique law firm Liner LLP from its formation in 1996 to its merger with DLA Piper in 2017. Among his achievements at that firm, he successfully launched a number of business ventures with clients in the areas of entertainment and media, real estate and other core investments. He is on the Board of Directors of Loyola Law School.