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.


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.  Deputy Town Attorney, Town of Bethlehem.  Tried cases before New York State Supreme and federal courts and NYS Court of Claims.


Sarah Harrington, Legal Assistant / Paralegal

Sarah Harrington joined Bowitch & Coffey in 2016 as a legal assistant/paralegal.  She obtained her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Criminal Justice from the University at Albany. She also obtained an AAS in Criminal Justice from Hudson Valley Community College. She previously worked for law firms in Poughkeepsie and Troy. Sarah assists with all facets of the firm’s operations, including discovery, service of pleadings and firm administration.

Black Sheep Web Design set this site apart from the flock