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Knauf Shaw Announces New Partners- Jonathan Tantillo and Melissa Valle

We are proud to announce that Jonathan R. Tantillo and Melissa M. Valle have been promoted to Partners at Knauf Shaw LLP.

Jon first started working at Knauf Shaw in 2012 as a law clerk. Jon focuses his practice on land use and municipal litigation, primarily involving review of governmental actions. Melissa has worked at Knauf Shaw since 2015, and focuses her practice on environmental cost recovery litigation, defense and prosecution, particularly in oil spill and hazardous substances litigation. Both Jon and Melissa have been designated as Rising Stars on Super Lawyer’s List. Jon graduated from the University of Buffalo School of Law, and Melissa graduated from Roger Williams University School of Law. Both grew up in the Rochester area which they now both call home.

We are so pleased to promote Jon and Melissa to Partners of Knauf Shaw LLP, and look forward to their continued excellence.

Client Testimonial

"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

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Kendall honored by peers

Partner Amy Kendall has been recognized by her peers as the 2023 "Lawyer of the Year" in Environmental Law in Rochester, NY in the upcoming 29th edition of The Best Lawyers in America.®

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Welcome Samantha Rubino, Esq.

We are pleased to announce that Samantha Rubino has joined Knauf Shaw as an Associate.

Samantha R. Rubino