Stephen D. Straus

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

Stephen Straus' practice includes the defense of products liability actions and construction site injury and damage cases in state and federal courts. He has tried numerous such actions to verdict. Mr. Straus also regularly provides manufacturers and insurers with loss prevention and risk management advice and services. The defense of errors and omissions cases involving various professional disciplines, including attorneys, accountants, brokers and agents, also comprises a significant aspect of Mr. Straus' practice. He has tried many professional malpractice cases to verdict. Mr. Straus also represents insurers on a national scale in all manner of coverage disputes. This entails providing legal opinions concerning complex insurance coverage issues, to appearing as counsel of record in coverage litigation. Mr. Straus received his Juris Doctor from St. John's University School of Law in 1986. He graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 1982. Mr. Straus was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1987.

USLAW Practice Group Affiliations

  • Banking and Financial Services: Primary
  • Business Litigation and Class Actions: Primary
  • Complex Tort and Product Liability: Primary
  • Energy/Environmental: Alternate 1
  • Insurance Law: Alternate 1
  • International Business and Trade: Primary
  • Labor and Employment: Alternate 1
  • Professional Liability: Primary
  • Retail and Hospitality Law: Alternate 1
  • Transportation and Logistics: Primary

Resources & Articles

Traub Lieberman Partner Stephen Straus Obtains Pre-Answer Dismissal of Complaint in Legal Malpractice Case

Traub Lieberman Partner Stephen Straus Obtains Pre-Answer Dismissal of Complaint in Legal Malpractice Case

Posted November 19, 2021

Plaintiff filed suit against Traub Lieberman’s law firm client (Defendant) for allegedly disclosing confidential personal information about Plaintiff during discovery exchanges in an underlying lawsuit. The Defendant had represented Plaintiff’s adversary in that action, and the disclosure allegedly occurred in court filings during the suit. When the filings came to… Continue Reading

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