Brandon D. Stewart


Brandon D. Stewart is a J.S.D. candidate at Yale Law School, where he also earned his LL.M. as a Fulbright Fellow in 2018. He is serving as the Graduate Tutor-in-Law for the 2018-2019 academic year. Prior to joining Yale, Brandon practiced as a commercial litigator in Toronto and worked as a research fellow for a community legal clinic. He holds a J.D. from the University of Ottawa, where he graduated top of class. During his studies, he was a Dean’s Research and Writing Fellow, received a distinguished oralist award at the Willms & Shier Environmental Law moot and worked as a research assistant on the first Canadian treatise on toxic tort law.

Brandon’s doctoral work examines the intersection of corporate law and environmental issues, with an emphasis on how securities law might respond to the risks posed by climate change. He is also interested in access to justice issues. His previous scholarship has been published in the Tort Law Review and Canadian Class Action Review.

Doctoral Committee
Professors John D. Morley (chair), Daniel C. Esty (reader) and Tom R. Tyler (reader)

Education
LL.M., Yale Law School (Honors in all graded courses), 2018
J.D., summa cum laude (Silver Medal), University of Ottawa, 2013
B.A., summa cum laude (Gold Medal), Wilfrid Laurier University (Brantford Campus), 2010

Contact Information
brandon.stewart@yale.edu

Twitter: @bstewlegal
https://www.linkedin.com/in/brandondwaynestewart/