Ronald S. Shubert

Of Counsel
Buffalo; Rochester
(716) 847-5491
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Mr. Shubert concentrates in the area of community association law, including the representation of condominium and homeowners’ associations and the preparation of, and filing with, the New York State Department of Law, Offering Plans for developers and sponsors of condominiums and homeowners’ associations. He also handles complex construction defect litigation and real estate tax certiorari proceedings and foreclosures.

Admitted to Practice

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of New York

Honors and Awards

  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America©
    • Named the Best Lawyers® Litigation – Real Estate “Lawyer of the Year” in Buffalo, 2014, 2018, 2020
  • Selected for the Upstate New York Super Lawyers® list, 2007-2020, 2022
  • Western New York Educational Service Council (WNYESC) Award for Excellence, 2017
  • Williamsville Wall of Fame Inductee, 2017


  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., 1978
  • Maxwell Graduate School of Citizenship & Public Affairs, M.P.A., 1975
  • Syracuse University, B.A., 1974

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association
    • Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Section
    • Senior Lawyers Division
  • Bar Association of Erie County
    • Professional Ethics Committee
    • Real Property Committee
    • Unlawful Practice Committee
    • Education Law Committee
    • Eminent Domain and Tax Certiorari Committee
  • Community Associations Institute
  • New York State Bar Association
    • Real Property Law Section
    • 50+ Lawyers Section

Present Activities

  • Community Associations Institute, Western New York Chapter, Board Member
    • Former President
    • Legislative Action Committee, Member
  • Williamsville Education Foundation, President
  • Town of Amherst, Zoning Board of Appeals, Member
  • Town of Amherst, Open Government Advisory Board, Member
  • Phillips Lytle Diversity & Inclusion Committee, Member

Past Activities

  • Williamsville Central School District, Board of Education, 1999-2017
    • President, 2003-2004, 2004-2005, 2015-2016
    • Vice President, 2002-2003, 2011-2012
    • Parliamentarian, 2001-2002
  • Williamsville Central School District, PTSA Council, President
  • Town of Amherst, Traffic Safety Board, Member