Linda R. Shaw, Partner
Knauf Shaw LLP
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.
David P. Flynn, Partner
Phillips Lytle LLP
David P. Flynn is a partner at Phillips Lytle and leader of the firm’s Environmental Practice Team and co-leader of the firm’s Energy and Cryptocurrency & Bitcoin Mining Practice Teams. He advises clients on the financing, development and siting of solar, storage, hydrogen and wind projects, as well as the licensing of hydropower projects. He also represents cryptocurrency firms on facility siting, regulatory and energy-related matters. Mr. Flynn regularly speaks on energy topics across New York State and has strong connections with major energy and energy-related organizations, including the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) and the Business Council of New York State.