Stephen I. Traub

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New Haven, Connecticut

Stephen I. Traub is a partner in the New Haven, Connecticut, law firm of Lynch, Traub, Keefe & Errante, P.C., and has been affiliated with that firm since 1960, when he graduated from the University of Virginia Law School.

Mr. Traub in the past has been President of the New Haven County Bar Association, Vice-President of the Connecticut Bar Association, Vice-Chairman of the Statewide Grievance Committee, President of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, President of the Connecticut chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and past Chairman of the Connecticut Committee on the Judiciary. Mr. Traub has also been Chairman of the Nominating Committee for the Connecticut Bar Association.

Mr. Traub was inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers in 1987 and is presently a member of the statewide committee, the governing body of the College in the state of Connecticut. He has served as a Special Master in the United States District Court since the early 1980s. Mr. Traub has been a member of the Executive Board of the Quinnipiac College School of Law since 1994. Mr. Traub has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since its initial publication in 1983 in the area of civil trial litigation.

Mr. Traub is a member of the American, Connecticut and New Haven Bar Associations, the American Trial Lawyers Association and the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association. He is also a member of the Connecticut Academy of Certified Trial Lawyers, and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and the Connecticut Bar Foundation. He is a long-time member of the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association.

Mr. Traub has been a lecturer, panelist and/or moderator at numerous seminars and conferences sponsored by various bar associations and similar groups. He has had numerous articles on civil litigation published, including the areas of wrongful death, medical malpractice and trial practice. Mr. Traub is a trial lawyer who regularly practices in federal and state courts in the fields of civil litigation, business litigation, air crash litigation and professional malpractice litigation.

Year Joined Firm

  • 1960

Areas of Practice

  • 100% Civil Litigation, Plaintiff

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 1960
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1961
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1969
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1967


  • University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • J.D. - 1960
  • University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • LL.B. - 1960
  • University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, USA
    • B.A. - 1957
    • Major: Economics

Published Works

  • Economic Loss in Death and Disability Cases in Connecticut (Co-Author), Connecticut Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Book, December 13, 1976
  • Pre-Trial Investigation and Discovery, a Must, Connecticut Law Tribune, August 22, 1977
  • Preparation, Pleadings and Trial of a Medical Malpractice Case in Connecticut, Connecticut Law Tribune, November 6, 1978


  • Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Using the Economist, Connecticut Bar Association, 1978
  • Lecturer, Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Medical Malpractice in Connecticut, Connecticut Bar Association, 1978
  • Lecturer, Seminar on Connecticut Civil Trial Advocacy, Connecticut Bar Association, 1977 - 1990
  • Structured Insurance Settlements, Connecticut Bar Association, 1980
  • Third Party Claims, Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, 1980
  • Structured Settlements, The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Instructor, Trial Practice and Procedure, Quinnipiac College, 1978 - 1979
  • Medical Malpractice in Connecticut, 1978
  • Medical Malpractice in Connecticut, 1985
  • Medical Malpractice in Connecticut, 1986

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • US Army Reserve, Captain, 1951 - 1955
  • City of Milford, Board of Finance, Member, 1964 - 1966
  • City of Milford, Board of Finance, Vice Chairman, 1966 - Present
  • Quinnipiac School of Law, Executive Board, Member
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, State Committee, Member, 1995 - 2000
  • American Bar Foundation, Member
  • Connecticut Bar Foundation, Member
  • New Haven County, Lawyer Referral Service, Chairman, 1970 - 1978
  • New Haven County, Vice President, 1974 - 1975
  • New Haven County, President, 1975

Past Employment Positions

  • Lynch, Traub, Keefe, Errante, 1960 - December 31, 1999
  • City of Milford, Assistant City Attorney and Trial Counsel, 1966 - 1973


  • Phi Alpha Delta