Elizabeth M. Cristofaro: Lawyer with Goldberg Segalla LLP

Elizabeth M. Cristofaro

Hartford,  CT  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Professional Liability
  • Transportation
  • Aviation Litigation
Contact InfoTelephone: 860.760.3313
Fax: 860.760.3301
University Wellesley College, B.A., 1981
Law SchoolUniversity of Connecticut, School of Law, J.D., 1984
Admitted1984, Connecticut; U.S. Supreme Court; Circuit Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut

Professional Affiliations

•Professional Liability Underwriting Society: Chair, Hartford Chapter Steering Committee
•Defense Research Institute (DRI): Chair, Professional Liability Committee, 2003-2005

Civic Activities

•Co-Chair, Art and Environment Committee, St. Patrick's Church

BornBristol, Connecticut, 1959

Elizabeth Cristofaro is a partner in our Hartford, Connecticut office. Her practice consists primarily of professional liability defense/specialty claims. She has 30 years of experience handling professional liability litigation and coverage matters for attorneys, accountants, real estate agents, insurance agents, nurses, physical therapists, nursing homes, surgical centers, and other miscellaneous professionals. She has tried dozens of such cases to conclusion and has participated in countless mediations. Lis is also an experienced transportation litigator who has tried cases ranging from catastrophic brain and spinal injuries to “low speed” rear end impacts.

Lis has been named to the Connecticut Super Lawyers for Professional Liability Defense. She is past Chair of Defense Research Institute's (DRI) Professional Liability Committee and has been invited to speak at DRI's Annual Meetings over the last decade. Lis has authored numerous articles published in DRI's For The Defense and in the Professional Liability Committee's Newsletter.

Connecticut Super Lawyers

Civic Activities
•Co-Chair, Art and Environment Committee, St. Patrick's Church

publication & presentation


Contributor, Professional Liability Matters blog
Contributor, Professional Liability Monthly newsletter
Presenter, “Evaluating the Rule 11 'Reasonableness' Standard,” Defense Research Institute Professional Liability Seminar, New York, December 12, 2013
Presenter, “Recent Case Law Trends in LPL Litigation,” Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) Hartford Chapter Lawyers Professional Liability Educational Symposium, May 20, 2013

“Evaluating the Rule 11 'Reasonableness' Standard,” Defense Research Institute Professional Liability Seminar
December 12, 2013
Recent Case Law Trends in LPL Litigation, PLUS Lawyers Professional Liability Symposium, Hartford
May 20, 2013

Goldberg Segalla Successfully Defends Connecticut Attorneys Against Claims of Vexatious Litigation Related to Med Mal Cases
January 11, 2012

Professional Liability Matters


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Elizabeth M. Cristofaro

100 Pearl Street, Suite 1100
HartfordCT 06103


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