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David Patrick Flynn

David Patrick Flynn

also known as David P. Flynn

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About Me

Mr. Flynn is the Practice Team Leader for the firm’s Nanotechnology Practice.  Mr. Flynn’s practice is concentrated in the areas of environmental law and energy. With respect to environmental law, Mr. Flynn concentrates on regulatory compliance consultations and brownfield redevelopment. He has written extensively on environmental topics including environmental issues related to nanotechnology development. He was involved in the first successful conversion of a former industrial brownfield into a modern manufacturing facility in New York State. In addition, Mr. Flynn advises clients on business development issues and the regulation of energy before state and federal authorities. He also advises clients on the development and siting of renewable energy, coal gasification, merchant power generating and carbon sequestration facilities, and licensing of hydropower projects. He a member of the Canadian Cross Border Team.


Phillips Lytle LLP is a full-service law firm with passionate people who are guided by a pragmatic process. We take great pride working on complex litigation and transactional matters in each of our 36 practice areas, which include Banking & Financial Services, Business and Commercial Litigation, Corporate, Energy, Environment and Telecommunications. Our offices are located in Albany, Buffalo, Chautauqua, Garden City, New York and Rochester, NY, as well as Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. 


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Practice Areas


  1. Environmental and Natural Resources: 50%
  2. Energy & Utilities: 50%

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Contact Info

Phillips Lytle LLP

One Canalside
125 Main Street
Buffalo, NY, 14203

Phillips Lytle LLP

The New York Times Building
620 Eighth Avenue, 23rd Floor
New York, NY, 10018-1405



NYCurrently registered 198803/13/2015

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Avvo Contributions
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Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar Association, Energy Infrastructure and Siting SectionVice Chair2009 - 2010
Buffalo Law ReviewMember, Publications Editor1987 - 1987
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar Association, Section of Science and TechnologyN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationVice Chair-BrownfieldsN/A
American Bar Association, Section of Natural ResourcesN/AN/A
American Bar AssociationSite Remediator CommitteeN/A
New York State Bar Association, Energy and Environmental LawN/AN/A
Bar Association of Erie CountyN/AN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
State University of New York at Buffalo School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1987
State University of New York at BuffaloN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1983