In 2021, Mississippi Attorney General Lynn Fitch appointed Scott G. Stewart as Solicitor General for the State of Mississippi. In that role, he is the State’s lead advocate for appellate litigation. He directly handles appeals for the State, oversees the State’s appellate litigation and strategy, and facilitates the State’s involvement in amicus curiae briefs.
Scott Stewart comes to the Attorney General’s Office from his position as Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Civil Division of the United States Department of Justice. In that role, Stewart defended many of the United States’ most important policies and presented more than 40 oral arguments in the federal courts of appeals. Before that, Stewart served in the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel and worked in private practice as a litigator. He served as a law clerk to Justice Clarence Thomas of the Supreme Court of the United States and to Judge Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Stewart graduated from Princeton University and Stanford Law School.
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