Tiffany Stewart, Esq.
City of Newark
Tiffany Stewart, Esq. obtained her bachelor’s degree from George Washington University and thereafter was employed with the District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent for Education assisting with class action lawsuits for special needs children. She then attended Seton Hall University School of Law, where she worked as a student attorney in the Center for Social Justice representing low-income litigants in court. While a law student at Seton Hall, she served as a Teaching Fellow for the Legal Education Opportunities Program where she worked with professors to assist first year law students with their courses. Following law school, Stewart worked as a law clerk for the Honorable Bonnie J. Mizdol, the Presiding Judge of Family Law in Bergen County, N.J. As a law clerk, Stewart worked on all family docket types including but not limited to divorce, child custody and visitation, child and spousal support, adoption, and child abuse and neglect. Stewart went on to start her own firm and now handles civil litigation, contract negotiation, immigration, ethics, real estate closings, property tax appeals and a number of other matters. She is committed to zealous advocacy and representation on behalf of her clients. Stewart also works for the City of Newark as Assistant Director, handling environmental regulatory compliance on a state and federal level for the City’s utility, one of the largest publicly owned and operated utilities in the country. She is also responsible for managing the Department which employs approximately 150 employees including engineers, chemists, laborers, procurement specialists, billing and accounting personnel, metering staff and administrative support. She is responsible for assisting and supporting the Director in managing the utility’s budget to ensure that it self-liquidates each year.