Meredith D. Stewart


Location: Irvine, CA

Phone: 949.260.3123


With utmost dedication and a hardworking attitude, Meredith strives for positive results and efficient resolution of litigation. She is an experienced litigator focused on the defense of general and professional liability, premises liability, product liability, medical malpractice and environmental tort claims. Meredith has successfully defended property owners and managers, hospitals, healthcare groups, doctors, construction managers, subcontractors, businesses and individuals in all aspects of litigation.

Meredith’s experience includes several years focused exclusively on the defense of medical malpractice claims throughout Southern California. After joining Clausen Miller P.C., Meredith further expanded her practice to include the defense of general and professional, premises and personal injury claims throughout California.  She also has experience in the defense of insurers against bad faith claims and in handling probate petitions for healthcare pursuant to California Probate Code §3200 et seq.

Meredith takes an aggressive, yet detail-oriented, approach to claim investigation, discovery and law and motion. She has significant experience in all phases of litigation. She has had particular success with law and motion, including repeat success in resolving cases at summary judgment in lieu of trial.

Clients’ needs and interests are at the forefront of her approach to case strategy and goals. Meredith achieves this by always taking the time to get to know and understand her clients’ individually as well as their businesses. An effective communicator, Meredith consistently keeps clients informed throughout litigation. She is always available to answer questions, provide recommendations and advise of next appropriate steps in litigation.

With a combination of experience and a thoughtful, analytical and efficient approach, your defense will be in good hands with Meredith.


  • B.A., Brandeis University (1997)
  • J.D., Southwestern University School of Law (2001)

Bar Admissions

  • California

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit


  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Chicago

    Illinois 60603

    10 South LaSalle Street

    Chicago, Illinois 60603

    T: 312.855.1010 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Dennis D. Fitzpatrick

  • New York

    New York 10005

    28 Liberty Street 39th Floor

    New York, New York 10005

    T: 212.805.3900 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Tyler Jay Lory

  • Irvine

    California 92614

    17901 Von Karman Avenue

    Suite 650

    Irvine, California 92614

    T: 949.260.3100 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman

  • Florham Park

    New Jersey 07932

    100 Campus Drive

    Florham Park, New Jersey 07932

    T: 973.410.4130 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 973.410.4169 Office Managing Partner: Carl M. Perri

  • Michigan City

    Indiana 46360

    200 Commerce Square

    Michigan City, Indiana 46360

    T: 219.262.6106 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partners: Paige M. Neel, Kimbley A. Kearney

  • Appleton

    Wisconsin 54914

    4650 W. Spencer Street

    Appleton, Wisconsin 54914

    T: 920.560.4658 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 920.968.4650 Office Managing Partner: Patrick L. Breen

  • Stamford

    Connecticut 06902

    68 Southfield Avenue

    2 Stamford Landing Suite 100

    Stamford, Connecticut 06902

    T: 203.921.0303 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 212.805.3939 Office Managing Partner: Matthew J. Van Dusen

  • Tampa

    Florida 33609

    4830 West Kennedy Boulevard, One Urban Center

    Suite 600

    Tampa, Florida 33609

    T: 813.509.2578 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 312.606.7777 Office Managing Partner: Anne E. Kevlin

  • San Francisco

    California 94111

    100 Pine Street

    Suite 1250

    San Francisco, California 94111

    T: 415.745.3598 TF: 800.826.3505 F: 949.260.3190 Office Managing Partner: Ian R. Feldman