Colleen E. Hastie

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Firm: Traub Lieberman
Mid-Westchester Corporate Park
Seven Skyline Drive
Hawthorne NY 10532
United States

Colleen Hastie is a partner in the firm's New York office who has amassed an impressive record of success in complex, high-value, and multi-party litigation. Committed to ensuring that she is always the most prepared attorney in the courtroom or at the negotiating table, Colleen provides her clients with thorough investigations and realistic case evaluations that form the foundation for proactive, effective strategies. With experience in a diverse range of matters including civil disputes and commercial matters, Colleen concentrates her practice on the defense of construction accident, construction defect, legal malpractice, medical malpractice, products liability, and retail and hospitality cases. Her clients appreciate her accessibility as well as her consistent and relevant communication throughout a case's lifecycle. Colleen graduated from the University of Michigan with a bachelor's degree in History and Psychology, serving as a research assistant with the Ormond and Hazel Hunt Laboratory for the study of Conscious and Unconscious Processes. While earning her law degree from Pace University School of Law, Colleen served as Contracts for the International Sale of Goods ("CISG) book editor for the Pace International Law Review.

USLAW Practice Group Affiliations

  • Business Litigation and Class Actions: Alternate 1
  • Complex Tort and Product Liability: Alternate 1
  • Construction Law: Alternate 1
  • Data Privacy and Security: Alternate 1
  • E-Discovery: Alternate 1
  • IP and Technology: Primary
  • Medical Law: Primary
  • Professional Liability: Alternate 1
  • Retail and Hospitality Law: Alternate 2

Resources & Articles

Emotional Intelligence: How It Impacts Communications, Risk Assessment, Teamwork, Innovation and Trust in the Legal Arena

Emotional Intelligence: How It Impacts Communications, Risk Assessment, Teamwork, Innovation and Trust in the Legal Arena

Posted November 11, 2021

Featuring Anne E. Baggott, Dysart Taylor Cotter McMonigle & Brumitt, P.C. (Kansas City, MO); Colleen E. Hastie, Traub Lieberman (Hawthorne, NY) About this program Lawyers with emotional intelligence skills produce a more functional and productive law practice. Emotionally intelligent lawyers are often better negotiators and litigators. Firms and legal departments… Continue Reading

Colleen Hastie defeated a dispositive motion to dismiss in favor of third-party Skilled Nursing Facility

Colleen Hastie defeated a dispositive motion to dismiss in favor of third-party Skilled Nursing Facility

Posted May 19, 2021

Traub Lieberman Partner Colleen Hastie defeated a dispositive motion to dismiss in favor of third-party Skilled Nursing Facility (“SNF”). Plaintiff commenced action against SNF sounding in medical malpractice, negligence, and violations of Public Health Law §2801-d, alleging SNF failed to properly care for, diagnose, and treat the plaintiff’s decedent during his… Continue Reading

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