Tyler Stewart completed a Philosophy program at the University of Oxford in England before receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, magna cum laude, from Georgetown College in Kentucky. He earned a Juris Doctor from the University of Kentucky College of Law. 

Prior to joining Wilkes & McHugh, Mr. Stewart served as an assistant attorney general in the Consumer Protection department of the Kentucky Office of the Attorney General. During that time, he represented State Attorneys General at the 2015 U.S. Department of Education Negotiated Rulemaking Session. He successfully negotiated and assisted with drafting 34 CFR 685.209(c), which created a new income-contingent repayment plan for student borrowers, and portions of 34 CFR 685.219, which offered more favorable terms for U.S. service members and other public servants under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

Mr. Stewart also gained experience as an attorney for two Lexington law firms where he litigated many types of cases including automobile liability, medical malpractice, premises liability, and bad faith claims.


  • University of Kentucky College of Law  (J.D.)
  • Georgetown College  (B.A., magna cum laude)
  • University of Oxford

State Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky

Professional Affiliations

Mr. Stewart is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, Kentucky Justice Association, American Bar Association, Georgetown College Alumni Association, and Lambda Chi Alpha Alumni Association. 


Mr. Stewart was named to the 2019 Super Lawyers Kentucky Rising Stars list. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers selects no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state for the Rising Stars list.

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