In Memoriam: Warren W. Eginton

In Memoriam: Warren W. Eginton

Warren W. Eginton of the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, Connecticut’s longest-serving federal judge, passed away on Monday, Oct. 7. He was 95 years old.

Judge Eginton was appointed in 1979 by President Jimmy Carter and continued to work in the federal courthouse in Bridgeport till shortly before his death. He received an undergraduate degree from Princeton University and graduated from the Yale Law School. He was in private law practice in Manhattan from 1951 to 1953 and in Stamford from 1953 to 1979 where he specialized in products liability litigation.

An ALI member for over 25 years, Judge Eginton also was an adjunct professor at the NYU Law and Fordham Law and served as the author or editor of several noted publications concerning product liability litigation.

He is remembered for his caring nature, community involvement, and tireless dedication to his work.

Read the Boston Globe obit here [subscription required].