Luke Donigan

(716) 847-7033
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Mr. Donigan focuses his practice on environmental law and energy matters, including land use, environmental reviews and regulatory compliance. He regularly supports project developers with right-to-build approvals under land use and zoning laws, including the State Environmental Quality Review Act. He also advises clients on issues related to brownfield redevelopment projects complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant or contaminant. Additionally, Mr. Donigan assists clients with legal matters under the Clean Water Act and the Toxic Substances Control Act.

Admitted to Practice

  • New York


  • Vermont Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2017
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.S., Environmental Engineering, cum laude, 2015

Professional Associations

  • Air & Waste Management Association
    • Niagara Frontier Section
  • American Bar Association
    • Environment, Energy, and Resources Section
    • Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
    • Young Lawyers Division
  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Environmental Law Section

Professional Certifications

  • Engineer in Training (EIT)

Present Activities

  • Westminster Economic Development Initiative (WEDI), Board of Directors

Past Activities

  • Student Clinician, Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic, Vermont Law School, 2017
  • Legal Intern, EPA Office of Enforcement and Compliance Assurance – Federal Facilities Enforcement Office, 2017
  • Vermont Law School Federalist Society, Co-Chair