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Jennifer B. Goldstein

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Jennifer B. Goldstein has devoted her legal practice to civil litigation in areas including medical malpractice, complex commercial litigation, tort, negligence, constitutional and personal injury law.  Her clients include individuals who have suffered catastrophic injury, sexual abuse, traumatic brain injury and medical malpractice.  She also represents individuals pursuing whistleblower actions involving fraud against the government as well as disabled or elderly inhabitants of residential facilities or special education programs. In a recent appeal successfully argued and briefed by Ms. Goldstein, the Connecticut Supreme Court held that police officers and firefighters may bring negligence lawsuits against third party tortfeasors to recover for injuries sustained in the performance of duty; this decision grants to police officers and firefighters a right that was previously extended to other public employees, but often withheld from public safety officers. The decision serves as an important recognition of the dangers that police officers and firefighters face every day.

Ms. Goldstein previously practiced law at prominent firms in Connecticut and New York, including Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.  Ms. Goldstein has achieved significant results for her clients and has helped to bring about important institutional change.

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Contact Details

Phone: (203) 325-4491
Email: Jennifer Goldstein
Fax: (203) 325-3769

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Jennifer B. Goldstein has devoted her legal practice to civil litigation in areas including medical malpractice, complex commercial litigation, tort, negligence, constitutional and personal injury law.  Her clients include individuals who have suffered catastrophic injury, sexual abuse, traumatic brain injury and medical malpractice.  She also represents individuals pursuing whistleblower actions involving fraud against the government as well as disabled or elderly inhabitants of residential facilities or special education programs. In a recent appeal successfully argued and briefed by Ms. Goldstein, the Connecticut Supreme Court held that police officers and firefighters may bring negligence lawsuits against third party tortfeasors to recover for injuries sustained in the performance of duty; this decision grants to police officers and firefighters a right that was previously extended to other public employees, but often withheld from public safety officers. The decision serves as an important recognition of the dangers that police officers and firefighters face every day.

Ms. Goldstein previously practiced law at prominent firms in Connecticut and New York, including Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP.  Ms. Goldstein has achieved significant results for her clients and has helped to bring about important institutional change.

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Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death
  • Serious Personal Injury
  • Constitutional Law

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York

Education

  • The University of Chicago Law School, Juris Doctor
  • Yale College, Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, Honors in Anthropology

Honors & Awards

  • Named, Connecticut Law Tribune Personal Injury Hall of Fame Winner: Intentional Tort Category

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Connecticut Bar Association (Member)
  • Fairfield County Bar Association (Member)
  • Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association (Member)

Presentations and Lectures

  • “Connecticut Concussion Law 2014: A Legal Review of Concussion Law and Policy,” The Concussion Conference, Quinnipiac University, North Haven, CT, September 24, 2014

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