25 North Central Avenue

Staunton, VA 24401


About Steuart

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A fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers, Steuart leads TimberlakeSmith’s Medical Malpractice and Health Care Law section, representing hospitals, medical facilities and health care providers in state and federal courts, and before administrative and regulatory boards and committees. His full-service representation includes medical malpractice defense, as well as assisting and advising in matters regarding hospital administration, risk management, practice acquisitions, and privacy and confidentiality issues, including HIPAA-related compliance. 

Upon completion of his B.A. degree at the University of Virginia in 1983, Steuart attended Washington and Lee University School of Law and earned his J.D. degree in 1986. Steuart was admitted to the Virginia State Bar in 1986 and the District of Columbia Bar in 1988. He is currently an adjunct professor at the Washington and Lee University Law School, where he teaches Trial Practice.

Steuart is the 2018 President of The Virginia Bar Association. His spare time is spent with his family, fly fishing and tending to his property in Highland County. He also enjoys following and cheering for all UVA sports.


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Staunton, VA
1990 - present

Washington & Lee University School of Law
Adjunct Faculty, Trial Practice
2014 - present

Boothe, Prichard, and Dudley (McGuire Woods)
Alexandria, VA
1986 - 1990


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J.D., Washington & Lee University, 1986
B.A., University of Virginia, 1983

Bar and Court Admissions

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District of Columbia Bar (Inactive)

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court


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Professional Recognitions/Affiliations

American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
Boyd - Graves Conference, Member
Virginia Law Foundation, Fellow
Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow
America's Top 100 Civil Defense Litigators, Member
Virginia Bar Association

  • President 2018

Augusta Bar Association

  • Treasurer, 1990 - 1991
  • Judicial Nomination Committee

American Bar Association

  • Member
  • TIPS and Health Care Section

Virginia State Bar

  • Member, Board of Governors Young Lawyers Conference, 1988 - 1994
    • President, 1992 - 1993
  • Member, Council and Executive Committee, 1992 - 1993
  • Chair of the Health Law Section, 1998 - 1999

Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys

  • Member, Board of Directors, 2007 - 2010
  • Member, Board of Directors, 2014

Defense Research Institute
“Virginia Super Lawyer” for Personal Injury Defense: Medical Malpractice & Civil Litigation Defense, 2006 - 2019
The Best Lawyers In America®: 2009 - 2019
Rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell