Steven J. Errante

Top rated Medical Malpractice attorney in New Haven, Connecticut

Lynch, Traub, Keefe & Errante
Steven J. Errante
Lynch, Traub, Keefe & Errante

Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Products Liability; view more

Licensed in Connecticut since: 1979

Education: University at Buffalo Law School - SUNY

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023

Lynch, Traub, Keefe & Errante

52 Trumbull Street
New Haven, CT 06510 Visit website


An attorney primarily focusing his practice on medical malpractice and catastrophic personal injury, Steven J. Errante is a longtime partner and a managing member of Lynch, Traub, Keefe & Errante, located in New Haven, Connecticut. He also represents his clients in cases involving professional negligence, product liability and mass tort litigation.

A professional yet caring lawyer, Mr. Errante helps his clients navigate the legal system and sets realistic expectations about the outcome of the case. Thorough, reliable and experienced, he empowers clients during times of adversity when they may be struggling to work or make a living by answering all their questions and keeping them informed on their rights every step of the way.

Mr. Errante obtained his law degree from the University at Buffalo School of Law, where he was a member of the Moot Court Board and participated in the National Moot Court Competition in 1977. He graduated magna cum laude with his bachelor’s degree in economics from Hofstra University and was part of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. He worked as a judicial research clerk at the Connecticut Supreme Court.

Allowed to practice in Connecticut and New York, Mr. Errante appears in the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut, the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States. He was the chairperson of the Connecticut Lawyer Advisory Committee that was responsible for publishing the official magazine of the Connecticut Bar Association called the Connecticut Lawyer.

Mr. Errante was a member of the New Haven County Bar Association Committee on Recommendations for Admission to the Bar. He also holds memberships in organizations like the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association. A passionate lecturer and teacher, he has been an adjunct professor at Quinnipiac University School of Law for 25 years and taught at the university level for 10 years before that. He has been lecturing the lawyers of Connecticut since the mid-1980s, and he continues to do so annually.

Throughout his 40-plus years of practice, Mr. Errante has received several honors and recognitions. He has been rated AV Preeminent* by Martindale-Hubbell and “Good” by Avvo. He has been featured in the Forbes magazine’s Northeast Edition and was included in the Connecticut Law Tribune’s Personal Injury Hall of Fame.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Medical Devices, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury - Plaintiff

  • 60% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 30% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1979, Connecticut

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Board of Directors of the South Central Connecticut Red Cross
  • Executive Board of the Children’s Community Programs of Connecticut, Inc., vice president
  • Top 50 Super Lawyers, Connecticut Magazine
  • Connecticut Law Tribune, Personal Injury Hall of Fame
  • Featured in Forbes Magazine, Northeast Edition
  • Super Lawyers in Personal injury and Medical Malpractice, Connecticut Magazine
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Adjunct Professor, Legal Studies, University of New Haven, 1981 to 1991
  • The Medicare “Superlien” & Other Liens Simplified, 2014
  • Applying the Rules of Evidence, 2013
  • Minimizing Engineering Liability Exposure, 2009 to 2009
  • Litigating to Win Through Advanced Trial Advocacy, 2008 to 2008
  • Obtaining the Best Settlement for Personal Injury Clients, 2008 to 2008
  • The Art of Trying Your Case Before a Jury, 2008 to 2008
  • What Civil Court Judges Want You to Know, 2008 to 2008
  • Personal Injury Cases Calculating and Proving Damages, 2007 to 2007
  • How to Get Your Expert Testimony into Evidence, 2006 to 2006
  • Building Your Civil Trial Skills, 2006 to 2006
  • Medical Records for Connecticut Attorneys, 2005 to 2005
  • Winning Strategies for Jury Selection, 2004 to 2005
  • Adjunct Professor, Trial Practice, Quinnipiac University School of Law, 1989
Representative Clients:
  • United Illuminating
  • Sherwin Williams
  • CT Natural Gas
  • Southern Connecticut Gas Company
Educational Background:
  • Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, B.A. in Economics with magna cum laude & Phi Beta Kappa
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • U.S. District Court District of Connecticut, 1979
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Member, Malpractice Committee
  • New Haven County Bar Association, Member, Executive Committee, 1992 to 1992
  • New Haven County Bar Association, Member, Bench Bar Committee, 1987 to 1987
  • New Haven County Bar Association, Bench Bar Committee, Chairperson, Committee on Recommendations for Admission to the Bar, 2004 to 2014
  • New Haven County Bar Association, Member, Committee on Recommendations for Admission to the Bar, 1996 to 2004
  • New Haven County Bar Association, Member, Committee on Recommendations for Admission to the Bar, 1996
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Member, Board of Governors, 1985
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Member, Board of Governors, Executive Committee, 2006 to 2008
  • Superior Court, Trial Referee Attorney, 1992
  • Connecticut Federal Court (J. Arterton), Special Master
  • Connecticut Lawyers Advisory Committee, Chairperson, 1990
  • Connecticut Bar Journal, Member/Editor at Large, Board of Editors, 1986
  • Connecticut, 1979
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1983
  • New York, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 1981

Office location for Steven J. Errante

52 Trumbull Street
New Haven, CT 06510

Phone: 203-787-0275


18 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2023

Top Lists

Top 50: Connecticut Super Lawyers: 2007

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