Troy W. Stewart Named Partner

TROY W. STEWART, an attorney with Kuhn Rogers PLC, has been named a full equity partner at one of northwest Michigan’s largest locally owned law firms.

He joined Kuhn Rogers PLC in 2006 and has been a practicing attorney for the past 15 years.

His areas of practice include: commercial litigation and arbitration, commercial/consumer collections, landlord-tenant, corporate law, employment law, general civil, criminal, divorce and family law, environmental, real property, business/contract litigation, and appeals.

Attorney Stewart has represented clients in criminal and civil jury trials, as well as civil bench trials, while also preparing and filing numerous briefs with the Michigan Court of Appeals and Supreme Court, along with participating in oral arguments before the Court of Appeals. He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court for the Western District of Michigan.

A cum laude graduate of the Thomas M. Cooley Law School of Lansing, MI, he earned his Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, with minors in business law and economics, at Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant.

The Stewarts make their home in Traverse City on the Leelanau Peninsula where Troy’s wife, Kathleen, is a speech pathologist with the Traverse Bay Area Intermediate School District. They have three wonderful children, ages six, eight and twelve.

Extracurricular activities are family focused, when not pursuing his principal avocation: golf.

ABOUT KUHN ROGERS PLC

With a legacy that dates to the late 1800’s, Kuhn Rogers PLC is the result of melding two long time regional law offices last summer.

The new firm has a high caliber core of 12 lawyers and several other attorneys of counsel, with a concentration of experience and breadth of legal services consistent with its new brand as one of the region’s largest locally owned professional legal corporations.

Traditional areas of practice include environmental litigation, estate planning and administration, expanding existing banking practice and corporate law, real estate and development, commercial litigation, business taxation and corporate law, oil and gas law, business planning, employment issues, mediation services, general civil, commercial bankruptcy, workers’ compensation and insurance.

Kuhn Rogers’ lawyers have earned national distinction, including:

  • Listing as one of the few “AV Preeminent” rated law firms by Martindale-Hubbell, the oldest peer and judicial review rating firm in America
  • Cited as a Tier 1 “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News & World Report
  • Three lawyers named in “Best Lawyers in America”
  • One lawyer noted as “Lawyer of the Year” in “Best Lawyers in America”
  • Two lawyers listed in Thompson Reuters’ “Michigan Super Lawyers”