Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer LLC

John A. Stewart, Jr.

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John Stewart, Jr. is a New Orleans native and De La Salle High School graduate. He attended Loyola University College of Law where he received his Juris Doctor in 1977. John later returned to school, attending Tulane University School of Law, where he received a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Energy and Environment. He is admitted to practice before all Louisiana courts, Texas and Colorado state courts.

John has been practicing law for more than 30 years and joined Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer in 2010. His experience includes the trial of environmental, toxic tort, insurance and construction claims, along with the representation of architects, engineers, doctors and lawyers in the defense of malpractice claims. Prior to his practice, John was the manager of the New Orleans District of the Associated General Contractors of Louisiana.

John has been recognized as one of New Orleans Magazine’s “Top Lawyers of New Orleans” for his work in construction law. He publishes a construction newsletter semiannually, titled the Construction Law Update. To receive this newsletter either by standard mail or email, click hereJohn enjoys spending time with his wife and traveling to see his children and seven grandchildren.


Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) Gulf Coast Chapter Professional Development Series: “Construction Law Update” (January 27, 2017)

Associated Builders & Contractors (ABC) New Orleans/Bayou Chapter Legal Edge Series: “Joint Ventures in the Construction Industry” (March 19, 2014)

In the Community

Meritas US Construction Law Practice Group Steering Committee

State and Federal Bar Associations

Associated General Contractors of Louisiana

Associated Builders and Contractors, New Orleans/Bayou Chapter

Construction Management Association of America

Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans

Defense Research Institute

Professional Liability Defense Federation

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John A. Stewart, Jr.

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U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Claims

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit

United States District Courts for the Eastern, Western and Middle Districts of Louisiana


Tulane University, LL.M., Energy and Environment, 1996

Loyola University of New Orleans College of Law, J.D., 1977


Certified Mediator, American Arbitration Association (AAA)


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