Samantha R Rubino

Samantha R. Rubino


Samantha Rubino, an Associate at Knauf Shaw, focuses her practice in environmental and land use law, with an emphasis in environmental litigation.

Samantha helps clients navigate the NYSDEC Brownfield Cleanup Program and represents those who have been exposed to toxic and hazardous substances. Samantha is also passionate about exploring sustainable solutions to novel environmental problems and within emerging industries.

During her undergraduate studies, Samantha was an environmental education camp counselor in the Catskill Mountains, teaching children lessons in ecology and environmental stewardship. In law school, Samantha had the opportunity to attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP 24, in Katowice, Poland.

Samantha lives in Buffalo, NY, with her two adopted cats, and loves to hike and enjoy local restaurants with friends and family.

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"Knauf Shaw attorneys consistently exceed our expectations. From complex litigation to real estate closings, and from land use approvals to contract negotiations, we can rely on their expertise, innovative problem solving and attention to detail." Steven Mancini, RSM Development LLC


KS Ranked in Best Law Firms!

KS ranked Tier 3 Nationally in Land Use & Zoning Law. Regionally, KS ranked in Tier 1 for Environmental Law, Environmental Law Litigation, Land Use & Zoning Law and Land Use & Zoning Law Litigation.


KS presents at 2022 Annual Ethics Update

Join KS virtually on Thursday, November 3rd, 2022, from 12:15pm-2:00pm for the 2022 Annual Ethics Update. Amy Kendall will join other panelists in discussing the newest developments in legal ethics.