Agata ("Aggie") Pijanowski, a Law Clerk at Knauf Shaw, works in all the Firm's practice areas with a focus on environmental litigation.

Aggie joined Knauf Shaw as a law clerk in May 2022, and worked here while she was finishing her degree at the University at Buffalo School of Law, graduating in May 2023. While in law school Agata concentrated her course work in environmental law.

Aggie’s commitment to clients and advocacy is highlighted in the almost 500 hours of pro bono experience she received in law school while working for the Environmental Advocacy Clinic. In addition to the Environmental Advocacy clinic, she worked on the Puerto Rico Recovery Legal Assistance Clinic and the Animal Law Clinic. Agata was also an associate on the Buffalo Human Rights Law Review during her 2L year.

Outside of the office, Aggie enjoys gardening, working on home renovations, planning her wedding, playing soccer and running.

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

Client Testimonial

"I have worked with Knauf Shaw for over 20 years, and trust that their experience and knowledge will serve me and my clients well. They are the environmental attorneys I refer my clients to when faced with complex and potentially costly environmental issues, knowing that their issues will be addressed with the care, focus, and experience that Knauf Shaw has been providing to the environmental legal community for almost 40 years." Michael Rumrill, President, Leader Professional Services, Inc.



Join Alan Knauf as he moderates a wetlands regulations update on Wednesday November 29 from 12-1:15pm!

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