Chanel T. McCarthy


Chanel T. McCarthy, Esq. is a senior associate with The Knoer Group. She concentrates her practice in the areas of commercial litigation, estate matters, and other business matters. Her experience includes counseling small to medium-size businesses on matters involving the negotiation and enforcement of contracts, issues regarding real property, insurance, administrative and regulatory compliance, employment and other business disputes using both litigation and non-litigation methods. Ms. McCarthy has considerable experience assisting applicants applying for New York State Liquor Licenses, and handling matters before the State Liquor Authority including investigations, alleged violations, and other licensing and compliance matters.

Ms. McCarthy is admitted to practice in all Courts of New York State as well as Federal and Bankruptcy Courts. She has been with the firm for nearly 15 years as both a law clerk and a lawyer. Ms. McCarthy received her Juris Doctorate from the State of New York at Buffalo School of Law. She is a member in good standing of the Bar Associations of Erie County and New York State. She has regularly presented on matters regarding New York State Liquor Licenses and the State Alcohol Beverage Control Law.

Ms. McCarthy currently serves on the Board of Buffalo Niagara WaterKeeper and is the Chair of the Governance Committee. She is a member of the Erie County Bar Association and serves on the CLE Committee.