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Jonathan M. Stewart

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Pittsburgh, PA

SMT Legal
114 Smithfield St
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone: 412-850-3101
Fax: 412-765-3346
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2008
Licensed in Pennsylvania Since: 2001
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Jonathan M. Stewart is a co-founder of and the managing partner at SMT Legal. From the firm's office in Pittsburgh, he focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. To that end, Mr. Stewart provides representation to residents of the greater metropolitan area and throughout western Pennsylvania who have suffered economic and noneconomic harm due to the negligence or recklessness of other persons or entities. The types of matters that he has handled have stemmed from incidents involving truck and other motor vehicle crashes, premises liability, construction site accidents, medical malpractice and medical device & pharmaceutical lawsuits.

Mr. Stewart has been able to obtain positive results for his plaintiff clients, both in the form of jury awards and through the negotiation of favorable settlement agreements with defendants and their insurance companies. His successes in this regard as well as his high degree of ethics have led to his receipt of a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell. He is a 2019 recipient of America's Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys award. In addition, the National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys has included him in its annual list of the Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys in Pennsylvania.

Mr. Stewart attended Duquesne University in Pittsburgh as an undergraduate, and he received a Bachelor of Arts in 1993. His legal education was obtained at Duquesne University School of Law, where he was a member of its Trial Moot Court team before being awarded his Juris Doctor. Mr. Stewart also holds a master's degree in theology from the Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.

Admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, Mr. Stewart's professional affiliations include nomination to the Board of Govenors of the Pennsylvania Association for Justice, membership in the American Association for Justice, member of the Civil Litigation Section of the Allegheny County Bar Association, and President's Club member of the Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association. Active in his community as well, he has served on the boards of several nonprofit organizations.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Informed Consent, Motor Vehicle Defects, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical


3 Years Super Lawyers
1 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2008

About Jonathan M. Stewart

First Admitted: 2001, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:

Representative Clients

  • I represent Injured Plaintiffs.

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Board of Govenors for Pennsylvania Association for Justice
  • Member of the Amercian Association for Justice
  • Member, Council for the Civil Litigation Section of the Allegheny County Bar Association
  • President Club Member, Western Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association
  • Pennsylvania

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Blossoming Israel Corporation
  • Borough of Homestead
  • Jaime’s Dream Team
  • WDGA (Workforce Development Global Alliance)
  • Hand in Hand, Inc.


  • Let us make a Difference for you!,, 2013

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Traumatic Brain Injury Seminar presenter 2019, Presenter, Traumatic Brain Injury Cases: Doctor and Attorney Perspectives, 2019
  • Authored article for the Lawyer's Journal, Author, Immutable Rules of Trial Practice, Lawyer's Journal, 2017
  • 2017 presenter on skills training for Young Lawyers through the Allegheny County Bar Association, Presenter, Practical Skills Training for Young Lawyers, Allegheny County Bar Association, 2017
  • Presenter at seminar on Plaintiff's Personal Injury, Presenter, Plaintiff's Personal Injury: The Ultimate Guide, 2018


  • Selected as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer by his peers, 2008, 2019
  • Recipient of the 2019 selection to America's Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys, America's Top 100 Personal Injury Attorneys, 2019
  • Recognized as One of the Top Ten Personal Injury Attorneys in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2014
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Office Location for Jonathan M. Stewart

114 Smithfield St
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Phone: 412-850-3101

Fax: 412-765-3346

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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