James B. Stewart

James B. Stewart

James Bennett Stewart (born c.1952 in Quincy, Illinois) is an American lawyer, journalist, and author.

A graduate of DePauw University and Harvard Law School, James B. Stewart is a member of the Bar of New York and Bloomberg Professor of Business and Economic Journalism at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He is a former Associate at New York law firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore. In 1988, he won the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Journalism for his articles in "The Wall Street Journal" about the 1987 dramatic upheaval in the stock market and insider trading. These writings led to the publishing of his best-selling work of non-fiction called "Den of Thieves" that recounted the criminal conduct of Wall Street arbitrager Ivan Boesky and junk bond king, Michael Milken.

His 1999 work, "Blind Eye: The Terrifying Story Of A Doctor Who Got Away With Murder", won the 2000 Edgar Award in the Best Fact Crime category. "DisneyWar", his 2005 book on Michael Eisner's reign at Disney, won the Gerald Loeb Award for Best Business Book. In 2007 he was ranked 21st on Out magazine's "50 Most Powerful Gay Men and Women in America".Oxfield, Jesse, Idov, Michael (March 4, 2007), [http://nymag.com/daily/intel/2007/04/out_ranks_the_top_50_gays_ande.html ‘Out’ Ranks the Top 50 Gays; Anderson Is No. 2] , New York Magqazine.Retrieved June 28, 2007.]

He is currently a contributor to "The New Yorker" and an Editor-at-Large for "Smart Money" magazine and SmartMoney.com. Stewart also serves on the board of trustees of his alma mater, DePauw University, and is past president of the body.


*cite book | author=Stewart, James | title=DisneyWar | publisher=Simon & Schuster | location=New York | year=2005 | id=ISBN 0-684-80993-1
*cite book | author=Stewart, James | title= | publisher=Africa World Press | location=Trenton | year=2004 | id=ISBN 1-59221-234-4
*cite book | author=Stewart, James | title=Heart of a Soldier: a Story of Love, Heroism, and September 11th | publisher=Simon & Schuster | location=New York | year=2002 | id=ISBN 0-7432-4098-7
*cite book | author=Stewart, James | title=Blind Eye: How the Medical Establishment Let a Doctor Get Away With Murder | publisher=G.K. Hall | location=Thorndike | year=2000 | id=ISBN 0-7838-8934-8
*cite book | author=Stewart, James | title=Follow the Story: How to Write Successful Nonfiction | publisher=Simon & Schuster | location=New York | year=1998 | id=ISBN 0-684-85067-2
*cite book | author=Stewart, James | title= | publisher=Touchstone | location=London | year=1997 | id=ISBN 0-684-83139-2
*cite book | author=Stewart, James | title=Club der Diebe | publisher=Ullstein | location=Frankfurt/M; Berlin | year=1994 | id=ISBN 3-548-23207-8
*cite book | author=Stewart, James | title=Den of Thieves | publisher=Simon & Schuster | location=New York | year=1992 | id=ISBN 0-671-79227-X
*cite book | author=Stewart, James | title=Prosecutors | publisher=Simon & Schuster | location=New York | year=1987 | id=ISBN 0-671-66835-8
*cite book | author=Stewart, James | title=The Partners: Inside America's Most Powerful Law Firms | publisher=Simon & Schuster | location=New York | year=1983 | id=ISBN 0-671-42023-2


External links

* [http://www.roycecarlton.com/speakers/stewart_bio.html Author, Editor-at-Large & Columnist, "Smart Money"]
* [http://www.anderson.ucla.edu/x15009.xml UCLA — James B. Stewart]

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