About the Law Firm

Combining more than 45 years of legal experience, Bowitch & Coffey will provide a broad range of legal services with emphasis on Environmental Law, Subrogation, Municipal Law, Real Estate, Insurance and other Civil Litigation. Bowitch & Coffey is committed to delivering a hands-on, one-on-one approach to addressing our clients' needs.

Gary S. Bowitch, Member

Founding Member Gary S. Bowitch has practiced environmental law for 25 years.  He represents private, not-for-profit and municipal clients in an array of State and Federal environmental matters, providing legal advice and guidance and representing clients before the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the United States Environmental Protection Agency and in Federal and State courts.  He is a member of the New York Bar Association's Environmental Law Section and is co-chair of that section's Petroleum Spills Committee.

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Daniel W. Coffey, Member

Founding Member, Bowitch & Coffey, Albany, NY.  June 2012 – present.  Trial attorney litigating in the areas of insurance subrogation, insurance first- and third-party defense, insurance agency E&O, commercial litigation, environmental litigation.

Partner, Law Office of Daniel W. Coffey,  Albany, NY.   June 2008 – June 2012.  Practicing in areas of insurance subrogation, insurance third-party and first-party defense, and insurance agency defense.  Court-appointed bankruptcy referee. Town Councilman, Town of Bethlehem (2019- ). Tried cases before New York State Supreme and federal courts and NYS Court of Claims.

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Tara Cromarty, Legal Assistant / Paralegal

Tara Cromarty joined Bowitch & Coffey in 2019 as a legal assistant/paralegal.  She received her Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University at Albany School of Business in 2005 and Executive MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management in 2017.  She returned to New York State in 2018 after 10 years working in Australia. She has worked for both large and small firms including FactSet Research Systems Inc., Rocket Internet, and not-for-profit charities in strategy, project management and consulting roles.  Tara assists with all facets of the firm’s operations, including discovery, service of pleadings, and firm administration, and is a notary public

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