Victor E. Stewart

New York
(212) 608-1900

Victor is Chairman of Lovell Stewart Halebian & Jacobson LLP's securities law department.

Victor was named Valedictorian of St. Marks School Class of 1968, is a 1972 graduate of Yale College (B.A. English), a 1975 graduate of Harvard Business School (M.B.A.) with a concentration in finance and commodity business, a 1979 graduate of the University of Virginia Law School (J.D.), and served on The Virginia Journal of International Law (1977-1979), Articles Editor (1978-1979).  Victor has more than twenty-five years´ experience in the securities field, including securities litigation, public and private securities offerings both as issuer's and underwriter's counsel, arbitrage, mortgage securitization and financial markets analysis.

Victor second-chaired the successful trial of antitrust and Commodity Exchange Act manipulation claims in Strobl v. New York Mercantile Exchange, 582 F. Supp. 770 (S.D.N.Y. 1984), aff´d, 768 F.2d 22 (2d Cir. 1985), cert. denied, Simplot v. Strobl, 474 U.S. 1006, 106 S.Ct. 527 (1985); has subsequently litigated complex class actions, including acting as the Firm's principal attorney in Initial Public Offering Antitrust Litigation and In re Initial Public Offering Securities Litigation, 2009 WL 3397238 (S.D.N.Y. October 5, 2009); Anwar, et al. v. Fairfield Greenwich Limited, et al., 09-cv-0118 (S.D.N.Y.); In re Facebook, Inc., IPO Securities and Derivative Litig., MDL 12-2389 (S.D.N.Y); and performed substantial work on In re Sumitomo Copper Litigation, 96 Civ. 4584 (MP) (S.D.N.Y.); In re NASDAQ Market-Makers Antitrust Litigation, M.D.L. No. 123 (S.D.N.Y.); and Eugenia J. Fiala, et al. v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, et al., Index No. 00/601181 (N.Y.S. Sup. Ct.).