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Niles Barton & Wilmer, LLP Names Attorneys Alicia Stewart and Matthew Youssef to Partnership

January 2, 2019

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Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP has named Alicia D. Stewart, Esq. and Matthew J. Youssef, Esq. as partners effective January 1, 2019. "We are proud to announce our two new partners that represent the exciting future and growth of the firm," said Niles Barton’s Managing Partner Craig D. Roswell. "I congratulate these attorneys and thank them for all that they have done and will continue to do for Niles Barton and our clients."

Alicia D. Stewart: Alicia is a partner in the Litigation Department of Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP. Her business litigation practice involves general commercial litigation, insurance defense and insurance coverage matters, insurance bad faith matters, landlord-tenant matters, and matters relating to employment law within Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia. She received her J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law and is a graduate of Clarion University of Pennsylvania. Alicia is a member of the Maryland State Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the West Virginia Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the Bar Association of Baltimore City. She is a member of the Maryland Defense Counsel and DRI Women in the Law and Insurance Law Committees, a bar association of defense attorneys.

Alicia is an active member of The Junior League of Baltimore, Inc., an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. She has also served as a Dean for the CollegeBound Foundation Annual Lawyers’ Campaign since 2015, and was a co-chair of the 2018 Campaign.

Matthew J. Youssef: Matthew is a partner in the firm’s Corporate Department. With deep litigation experience, he works with clients to resolve unexpected legal issues. Matthew advises companies on corporate governance and legal issues relating to equity compensation, employment agreements, commercial leases, intellectual property protection, and litigation that arises from commercial disputes. He represents community associations, restaurants, technology startups, and businesses engaged in government contracting in the mid-Atlantic region. He received his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law and is a graduate of the University of Scranton.

Matthew has been recognized for his community engagement and civic leadership with his work with Boys Hope Girls Hope of Baltimore and other Baltimore educational institutions. He is a member of the 2019 class of the Greater Baltimore Committee Next Up Program and was previously a leader in the Business Volunteers Maryland GIVE Young Professionals Program for several years.