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Mark J. Shaw

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Phone: (814) 870-7607
Fax: (814) 454-4647

100 State St #700
Erie, Pennsylvania 16507

Attorney Shaw is Chairman of the Firm's Environmental Group, handling environmental litigation, compliance and permitting matters. He has been involved in several USEPA led investigations of Clients under the Clean Air Act and RCRA.

Attorney Shaw also handles complex commercial litigation cases in the federal and state courts, ranging from claims of pesticide damage to crops to large breach of contract claims.

Attorney Shaw's most unique experience involves heading a PRP group at a USEPA Superfund site that the Group turned into a municipal golf course and driving range. He also has been involved in the demolition of a 100-year old foundry, which has been turned into an athletic sports complex for a local private high school.


J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1987
Magna Cum Laude

B.A., Juniata College - Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, 1984

Bar & Court Admissions Pennsylvania
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
Memberships & Associations

American Bar Association

Pennsylvania Bar Association

Erie County Bar Association

Allegheny County Bar Association

Northwest Pennsylvania Chapter of the Air & Waste Management Association - Past President

United Way of Erie County, Board of Directors

United Way of Erie County, Leadership Giving Committee

Past President of the Board of Directors, Asbury Woods Partnership

Member, Millcreek Township School District Citizen Advisory Committee

Past Chairman of the Erie Irish Festival

Asbury Woods Estates Homeowners Association - Vice-President and Treasurer

Judicial Clerkships

Clerk of Judge Donald E. Ziegler of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania

Clerk to Judge Richard L. Nygaard of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit


Selected for inclusion in the publication Best Lawyers in America  for Environmental Law and Environmental Litigation (2010-2018)

Knight of Saint Patrick, for service to church and community