Keith Ainsworth has been an environmental and land use litigator of the New Haven Bar for three decades. He has a broad conservation-based practice representing land trusts, non-profits, land owners and businesses in transactions and litigation throughout Connecticut before administrative agencies and state and federal courts. Currently he serves as a member of the CT Council on Environmental Quality and as a former chair of the CT Bar Association Environmental Law section and municipal first selectman (Haddam), Keith has a perspective from several sides of the table.
A graduate of Tufts with a B.S. in biology, environmental studies and English literature, Keith brings a scientific and analytical background to the law. Keith is a life member of the Madison Land Conservation Trust and served on the national leadership council of Trout Unlimited. Keith also serves as General Counsel to Vista Life Innovations, Inc., a private educational institute for adults with intellectual disabilities.
Keith is also an avid outdoorsman and the author of several volumes of poetry.