Linda Shaw

Linda Shaw, a Partner at Knauf Shaw, with over 30 years of experience in environmental, energy, and land use law, focuses her practice on brownfield redevelopment and associated land use, zoning, permitting and environmental review to facilitate the ultimate remediation and redevelopment of contaminated property.

From 1998 to the present, Linda has been a managing partner at Knauf Shaw, LLP,  becoming one of the first females in New York to be a named partner in a law firm.  She is recognized as the preeminent authority in the state on the New York Brownfield Cleanup Program. She participates in a number of legislative and state policy advisory groups which led to creation of the Brownfield Cleanup Program of 2003, and the 2008 and 2015 program amendments and is actively working on the 2022 amendments to the Brownfield Cleanup Law.  Linda handles compliance issues related to hazardous waste, chemicals and petroleum handling, and cost recovery litigation to recoup costs incurred from responsible parties.

Linda spends her free time on home renovation projects and enjoys cultivating extensive gardens on her property.

Client Testimonials

"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.

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Alan Knauf to Present on Oil Spill Law

Alan Knauf will be presenting his annual case law update at the NYSBA EELS Oil Spill Forum on May 7, 2024.

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KS SPONSORS BCONE EVENT

Knauf Shaw is proud to support Brownfield Coalition of the Northeast's Upstate NY Brownfield Symposium on May 22, 2024.

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