Robert E. Knoer, Esq.


Robert E. Knoer has been practicing law in Western New York for over 30 years. He also has extensive experience in environmental site review, remediation, consulting and litigation, as well as the Brownfield Cleanup Program, and renewable energy development and siting. He has helped clients in corporate organization, real estate development and land use.

Mr. Knoer graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1979 with a BA in government, and from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1984 with a Juris Doctorate. He is admitted to practice in all courts of the State of New York, The United States District Court for the Western District of New York, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court.

He has also been involved with a number of professional organizations: Air and Waste Management Association- Niagara Frontier Section (Chairman), Erie County Environmental Education Institute (current President), the Engineering Society of Buffalo (Board of Directors), the Wind Action Group (Chairman), the Daemen College Center for Sustainable Communities Advisory Board and chair of the Steering Committee of the WNY Environmental Alliance (WNYEA).

Mr. Knoer was appointed to the New York State Brownfield Advisory Board for the 2009-2012 term. He also taught “Law and the Environment” at the State University of New York at Buffalo from 1992 to 2007.

Mr. Knoer was honored by his peers with designation “Who’s Who in Law” 2006, 2007, 2009 and again in 2010.