J. David Stewart

David Stewart is a partner in the Moscow office of Latham & Watkins. Mr. Stewart advises on a broad range of debt and equity capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and public company/advisory matters with a primary focus on businesses and industries operating in the emerging markets. Mr. Stewart splits his time between the firm’s London and Moscow offices enabling him to efficiently work with a number of jurisdictions, including Russia/CIS, CEE, MENA and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Mr. Stewart is consistently recognized as a leading US-qualified securities lawyer, in particular, in Russia/CIS, and he has acted on over 150 capital markets transactions involving securities that were listed in New York, London,Geneva, Moscow, Dubai, Canada, Ireland, Luxembourg, Frankfurt, Cairo, Hong Kong, Singapore and other major financial centers. Additionally, Mr. Stewart has advised on dozens of M&A matters with a particular focus on public M&A and the energy sector.

Mr. Stewart is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant (status inactive).