Author: James B. Stewart
James B. Stewart is an American journalist, author, and lawyer. He is best known for his investigative reporting and financial journalism. Stewart has written several best-selling books focusing on topics such as Wall Street, corporate scandals, and the legal system. One of his most notable works is "Den of Thieves," published in 1991, which examines the insider trading scandals of the 1980s involving prominent figures like Ivan Boesky and Michael Milken. The book delves into the greed and corruption that permeated the financial world during that time. Stewart's expertise in financial journalism led him to become a regular contributor to major publications such as The New York Times and The New Yorker. He has covered high-profile cases and trials, providing insightful analysis and commentary on complex legal matters. Aside from his journalistic pursuits, Stewart has also served as a lawyer. He received his law degree from Columbia Law School, worked as an associate at Cravath, Swaine & Moore, and later taught law at Fordham University. Throughout his career, James B. Stewart has received numerous accolades for his work, including the Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Journalism in 1988. His well-researched and compelling writing style continues to make him a respected figure in the field of financial journalism.