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.

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.


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

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