Since March 1998, Linda Shaw has been a partner at Knauf Shaw LLP, an environmental/land use law firm. Her legal practice began in 1990 after receiving her Juris Doctorate and a Masters in International Law and Public Administration and Law degree from St. John’s University, during which time she worked for the City of New York in Sanitation Department, where she got her start in environmental law and then the Mayor’s Office of Operations. Ms. Shaw is also the owner of a certified State and City of New York woman owned business – Future Energy Development, LLC – which helps building owners secure grants for energy efficiency projects such as solar farms on brownfields and landfills and combined heat and power units for the last eleven years. Ms. Shaw’s practice is focused on the facilitation of brownfield projects and associated land use and cost recovery litigation.