Chad A. Stewart

Partner
Minneapolis

Chad Stewart counsels clients on corporate and securities matters, with an emphasis on mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and joint ventures, regularly representing public companies, private companies and private equity funds and their portfolio companies. Chad has nearly 20 years of experience and has closed transactions in a number of industries, including the advertising, consumer-goods, data-processing, energy, healthcare, insurance, insurance brokerage, manufacturing, medical device, plastics, printing and graphics, public relations, real estate services, recycled-products, retail, and technology industries.

Chad previously worked at Sidley Austin in Chicago.

Experience 

Representative Matters

  • Represented Communications Systems, Inc. in November 2020 acquisition of the operating assets of privately held IVDesk which provides private cloud services
  • Represented Cushman & Wakefield in numerous M&A transactions
  • Represented Hub International Limited, a top-10 insurance broker globally, in numerous M&A transactions

Professional Highlights

Recognition & Accomplishments

Minnesota Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2013, 2014

Speaking Engagements

Presenter, "Successfully Executing the M&A Transaction," The Collaborative Growth Series, April, 2011

Panel moderator, "Navigating the Valley of Death – Accessing Capital from Diverse Sources," LifeScience Alley Conference & Expo, December, 2010

Credentials 

Education

University of Minnesota Law School (J.D., 2001, magna cum laude)

Grinnell College (B.A., 1997)

Admissions

Minnesota

Illinois