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Stefan Underhill

U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
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Judge Underhill was appointed United States District Judge for the District of Connecticut on July 7, 1999 and was sworn in on September 1, 1999.

Judge Underhill graduated from the University of Virginia in 1978 with a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies. In 1981, he received a second Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University, which he attended on a Rhodes Scholarship. In 1984, he received his law degree from Yale Law School. At Yale, Judge Underhill served as Articles and Book Reviews Editor of the Yale Law Journal.

Following his graduation from law school, Judge Underhill clerked for Judge Jon O. Newman of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. Thereafter, he joined Day, Berry & Howard LLP as an associate, resident in the firm’s Stamford, Connecticut office. In 1991, Judge Underhill became a partner of that firm, where he spent the remainder of his career as a lawyer. In private practice, Judge Underhill handled a wide variety of Commercial Litigation, concentrating in Insurance Coverage, Intellectual Property, and Appellate Practice.

Judge Underhill has long been active in the Federal Bar Council and the Federal Practice Section of the Connecticut Bar Association. He served for several years on the Board of Directors of Connecticut Legal Services.

Professional Experience
Judge
U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
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Attorney
Private practice, Stamford, Connecticut
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Stamford, CT
Law clerk
Hon. Jon Newman, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
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Attorney
Private practice, Stamford, Connecticut
Stamford, CT
Education
Yale University
J.D.
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Oxford University
B.A.
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University of Virginia
B.A.
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Professional Associations
Federal Bar Council
Member
Current
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Federal Practice Section of the Connecticut Bar Association
Member
Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
United States District Court, District of Connecticut
Website
Federal Judicial Center Biography
Contact & Map
BRIEN McMAHON FEDERAL BUILDING
United States Courthouse
915 Lafayette Boulevard - Suite 411
Bridgeport, CT 06604
USA
Telephone: (203) 579-5714