John Spencer Stewart

John Spencer Stewart: Attorney with Stewart Sokol & Larkin, LLC AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


Mr. Stewart is one of the founders of Stewart Sokol & Gray, and a current Member. His practice emphasizes commercial litigation, and construction industry and surety matters. His reputation is best reflected in the concept Principle/Purpose/Passion: principal integrity and single-minded focus with the emotional commitment to excellence in client services.

Cambridge Who's Who acknowledged John in 2007 and 2008, and he was named their 2009 Professional of the Year in Business and Corporate Law. In 2007, 2008, and 2009 The Litigation Counsel of America inducted Mr. Stewart into its Trial Lawyers Honorary Society, and the Oregon Super Lawyers magazine listed John as one of the top lawyers in the state for the last five consecutive years: 2006 through 2012.

Phi Delta Phi. Listed in Super Lawyers (2006-2011). Member, Editorial Board, Willamette Law Journal, (1970-1971).

Litigation Counsel of America.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Construction Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Surety Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Corporate Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
503-766-4988  Phone
503-221-0699 x230  Phone
503-223-5706  Fax
University Attended:
Columbia Union College, B.S., magna cum laude, 1968
Law School Attended:
Willamette University, College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 1971
Year of First Admission:
1971, Oregon; 1995, U.S. Dis; 1972, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 1977, U.S. Court of Federal Claims; 1978, U.S. Supreme Court; 1986, Washington; 1995, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington; 1971, U.S. District Court, District of Oregon
Multnomah County, Clark County, Anchorage, Alaska, Washington State, Federal and American (Oregon Chairman, Public Contract Law Section, 1982-1988; Member, ABA Forum Committee on the Construction Industry, 1980-; Fidelity and Surety Law Committee, 1980-) Bar Associations; Oregon State Bar (Member, Sections on: Business and Corporate Law; Construction Law; Debtor-Creditor; Litigation); Idaho State Bar; District of Columbia Bar; Wyoming State Bar.
Birth Information:
Berkeley, California, April 29, 1946

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (1 review)
A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
  • Legal Knowledge

  • Analytical Capability

  • Judgment

  • Communication

  • Legal Experience


*Peer Reviews provided before April 15, 2008 are not displayed.

Portland, Oregon

Contact John Spencer Stewart

Required Fields

Required Fields

By clicking on the "Submit" button, you agree to the Terms of Use, Supplemental Terms and Privacy Policy. You also consent to be contacted at the phone number you provided, including by autodials, text messages and/or pre-recorded calls, from Martindale and its affiliates and from or on behalf of attorneys you request or contact through this site. Consent is not a condition of purchase.

You should not send any sensitive or confidential information through this site. Emails sent through this site do not create an attorney-client relationship and may not be treated as privileged or confidential. The lawyer or law firm you are contacting is not required to, and may choose not to, accept you as a client. The Internet is not necessarily secure and emails sent though this site could be intercepted or read by third parties.