Yi W.

Estate Litigation



T: 516-227-0613

About Yi

Yi W. Stewart is a trusts and estates litigation associate. She performs pretrial discovery, conducts legal research, and prepares motions and memoranda of law for litigated Surrogate’s Court proceedings.

Prior to joining Farrell Fritz, Yi served as associate law clerk to the Hon. Rita Mella for three years in New York County Surrogate’s Court, where she assisted the Surrogate with decisions on typical contested probate and accounting matters, complex issues of will construction and reformation, as well as novel issues such as a fiduciary’s authority to administer digital assets stored in Google and Apple accounts.

At law school, Yi advocated for the rights of the elderly and people with disabilities as a student attorney at the elder law clinic and a research assistant to the Hon. Kristin Booth Glen.


Yi is a native speaker of Mandarin Chinese.

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  • City University of New York School of Law
  • Wesleyan College

Bar Admissions

  • New York Bar Association
  • New Jersey Bar Association

Affiliations & Appointments

  • New York City Bar Association, Surrogate's Court Committee
  • New York State Bar Association, Trusts and Estates Section
  • Asian American Bar Association

Press Releases

Former NY County Surrogate’s Court Associate Law Clerk Yi W. Stewart Joins Farrell Fritz

Farrell Fritz is pleased to welcome Yi W. Stewart to the firm. Yi joins as a trusts & estates litigation…

September 23, 2019

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