Kristin Carter Rowe

Of Counsel

phone (518) 438-9907 (Ext. 300)
fax (518) 438-9914


Kristin Carter Rowe

Kristin Carter Rowe (Of Counsel) has extensive litigation experience having represented and counseled individual, corporate and municipal clients in all areas of civil litigation on both the state and federal levels. She has extensive experience with the development of case strategies, complex case management and settlement negotiations, pretrial procedure and discovery, motion practice, State and Federal court appearances and trial work, as well as Appellate practice.

Ms. Rowe’s primary area of practice are environmental, land use development, insurance and tort law, but she has also represented numerous clients in breach of contract, product liability, discrimination, antitrust, trade secret, personal injury, constitutional and complex partnership dissolution cases.

Ms. Rowe has lectured on environmental, toxic tort, First Amendment and trade secret issues at area colleges and professional seminars. She is a graduate of Cornell Law School where she graduated first in her class and was a member of the editorial staff of the Cornell Law Review.

Bar Admissions

New York, 1991
U.S. District Court Southern District of New York, 1992
U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 1992
U.S. District Court Eastern District of New York, 1992
U.S. District Court Western District of New York, 1992
U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 2001


Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York, 1990
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Honors: 1st in Class; Order of the Coif
Honors: Ida Cornell Kerr & William Ogden Kell Memorial Prize – Academic Excellence

Law Review: Cornell Law Review, 1989 – 1990

State University of New York, Albany, New York
B.A., Bachelor of Arts
Honors: Summa Cum Laude Minor: Mediterranean Archealogy.Anthropology

Published Works

The Most Undeniable Things, Xlibris, 2000
Superfund Amendments: Limiting Individual Review to the Administration Record, Cornell L. Rev., Vol 74, September, 1989

Honors and Awards

Recipient of the Ida Cornell Kerr and William Ogden Kerr Memorial Price for Academic Excellence, 1990
Annual Corpus Juris Secundum Student Award for Legal Scholarship, 1989

Classes/Seminars Taught

Adjunct Professor, Computer Law, RPI, 1997
Lecturer, Environmental Law for Engineers, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1993 – 1997
Focus on Wetlands: A Developers Perspective, Young, Stockli & Rowe, 1995

Past Employment Positions

Young & Rowe, Partner, 1992 – 1998
Whiteman Osterman & Hanna, Associate, 1990 – 1992

Pro Bono Activities

Lecturer at Siena College’s Bright Horizons Weekend, 1994 – 1997

Legal Assistant Information

Betsy Wykes, 518-438-9907 x. 255