Marisa A. Bellair

Top rated medical malpractice attorney in New Haven, Connecticut

Lynch, Traub, Keefe & Errante
Marisa A. Bellair
Lynch, Traub, Keefe & Errante

Practice Areas: Medical malpractice, Personal injury, Civil litigation; view more

Licensed in Connecticut since: 2001

Education: Quinnipiac University School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2022 Selected to Rising Stars: 2009 - 2012

Lynch, Traub, Keefe & Errante

52 Trumbull Street
New Haven, CT 06510 Visit website

Details

Marisa A. Bellair is a tenacious personal injury attorney who has been serving the residents of New Haven, Connecticut, for over 20 years. As a partner at the law firm of Lynch, Traub, Keefe & Errante, she enjoys developing personal relationships with her clients and fighting for their rights and interests in the state and federal courts. She is a skilled litigator and appellate attorney who primarily focuses on medical malpractice, personal injury and complex civil litigation cases.

Reflecting Ms. Bellair’s heights of professional excellence and integrity, the Best Lawyers bestowed her with the Connecticut Lawyer of the Year award in medical malpractice law in 2022. Additionally, she has been named to the New Leaders in the Law by the Connecticut Law Tribune and has been rated “Excellent” through Avvo.

A dean’s list graduate of Syracuse University, Ms. Bellair majored in political science and completed her Bachelor of Arts in 1994. She then received her Juris Doctor at Quinnipiac University School of Law, Connecticut, in 2001. While there, she was placed on the dean’s list and was a recipient of several awards, including the Distinguished Academic Achievement Award, Service to the Law School Award and Outstanding Legal Scholarship Award. She served as the president of the Moot Court Honor Society and advanced to the quarterfinals in the National Appellate Advocacy Competition.

First admitted to practice in the state of Connecticut in 2001, Ms. Bellair is also qualified to appear in New York, the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit and the Connecticut Supreme Court.

Ms. Bellair has been successful in securing millions of dollars in compensation on behalf of her clients in medical malpractice claims involving birth injuries, misdiagnosis, anesthesia and medication errors, emergency room errors and surgical mishaps. Some of her representative results include a $2.7 million verdict for a cancer patient and a $4 million verdict in a fatal interstate accident.

A long-serving member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA), Ms. Bellair has held several leadership positions in the organization, including as its president, co-chair and governor of the board – to name a few. She also holds memberships in the Connecticut Bar Association and the New Haven County Bar Association.

Keen on the welfare of her community, Ms. Bellair volunteers as a judge for local Moot Court and Mock Trial competitions and involves herself in fundraising activities of Habitat for Humanity, Connecticut Cancer Foundation and the Newtown Memorial Fund.

Practice areas

Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff, Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Civil litigation: defense

Focus areas

Medical malpractice, Birth injury, Delayed or incorrect diagnosis, Informed consent, Assault, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Wrongful death, Construction accident, Brain injury, Sexual abuse - plaintiff, Premises liability - plaintiff

  • 40% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff
  • 40% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 20% Civil litigation: defense

First Admitted: 2001, Connecticut

Professional Webpage: https://www.ltke.com/attorney/marisa-a-bellair/

Educational Background:
  • Syracuse University, B.A. - 1994, Honors: Dean's List, Major: Political Science
Representative Clients:
  • Connecticut Natural Gas Corporation
  • Sherwin Williams
  • The Southern Connecticut Gas Company
  • UIL Holdings Corporation
  • The United Illuminating Company
  • Inergy Propane
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Connecticut, 2001 New York, 2002 U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 2002 U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 2003
  • Connecticut, 2001 New York, 2002 U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 2002 U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 2003
Verdicts/Settlements:
  • Various confidential settlements resulting in millions of dollars in recovery for clients.
  • $4 million dollar verdict related to a multi-car collision that resulted in the death of passenger.  Numerous multi-million dollar settlements in the area of medical malpractice, sexual assault and catastrophic personal injury
Honors/Awards:
  • Super Lawyer, Personal Injury/Medical Malpractice, Connecticut Magazine, 2013
  • Super Lawyer, Rising Star, Connecticut Magazine, 2009
  • New Leaders in the Law Award, Connecticut Law Tribune, 2012

Office location for Marisa A. Bellair

52 Trumbull Street
New Haven, CT 06510

Phone: 203-787-0275

Selections

10 Years Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2009 - 2012

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