Lawyers & Staff

Sarah Steinfeld

Lawyers & Staff

Sarah Steinfeld

Associate Attorney
Location:
Bridgeport, Connecticut
Phone:
203-583-8634
877-645-2313
Fax:
203-368-3244
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Civil Rights
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Profile

Sarah Steinfeld started working at Koskoff Koskoff & Bieder in 2015 as the firm's third Theodore I. Koskoff Trial Advocacy Fellow.  She joined the firm as an associate in 2017, with a primary focus on medical malpractice cases. Sarah is a strong advocate for justice and is dedicated to preserving that justice for the clients with whom she works.

During her fellowship, Sarah joined the Koskoff team bringing suit on behalf of ten families against the manufacturer, distributor, and seller of the weapon used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. She also worked on a variety of medical malpractice, personal injury, and civil rights cases.

Sarah is a 2012 graduate of Columbia Law School, where she was a research assistant for several professors and an active board member of the Law Students for Reproductive Justice. While at Columbia, she was a clinic student at the school's Sexuality and Gender Law Clinic and she served as Executive Editor on the Columbia Journal of Transnational Law.

Prior to joining Koskoff as a Trial Advocacy Fellow, Sarah was a law clerk to The Honorable Jeffrey Alker Meyer of the U.S. District Court in Bridgeport, CT. Following law school, she joined the U.S. Department of Justice Honors Program as a law clerk in the Boston Immigration Court. Before law school, Sarah worked at Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts, managing a statewide municipal and legislative advocacy program promoting school-based health education. Sarah received a BA in sociology and gender studies from Oberlin College.

Background

Bar Admissions

  • Connecticut, 2012
  • Massachusetts, 2012

Education

  • Columbia Law School, New York, New York
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Law Students for Reproductive Justice Board, Member
    • Honors: Sexuality and Gender Law Clinic, Clinic Student
    • Honors: Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar
    • Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Executive Editor
  • Oberlin College
    • B.A.
    • Major: Sociology and Gender Studies

Results

Leadership

Pro Bono Activities

  • Middletown Refugee Resettlement Coalition, Steering Committee
  • Statewide Women’s Health Organization, Board Member
  • Emerge Connecticut, Board Member
  • NARAL Pro-Choice Connecticut