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Barclay Damon

Elizabeth A. Holmes

Elizabeth A. Holmes


p: 716.858.3878

f: 716.768.2878

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Clarence Office

9276 Main Street
Suite 3
Clarence, New York 14031

Buffalo Office

The Avant Building
200 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, New York 14202

p: 716-856-5500

Elizabeth's focus areas include litigation, zoning, and criminal defense. Her primary practice involves representing clients before municipal boards in zoning and land use matters such as use and area variances, special use permits, rezoning, and site plan and subdivision approval.

Elizabeth’s civil and criminal defense practice has included the successful management of several newsworthy cases, involving interviews with the media and televised courtroom appearances.

She is also admitted to practice in the Western District of New York and is a co-chair of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York Western New York Chapter's Criminal Law Committee.

Representative Experience

  • Successful representation of a Fortune 500 company looking to expand its nationwide car dealership into Upstate New York from rezoning through site plan approval at the municipal level.
  • Represented and advised multi-million companies on nationwide expansion and operation in accordance with municipal zoning laws and regulations.
  • Represented and advised various sovereign nations within the Western District of New York on issues such as sovereignty and compliance with state and federal tax laws.
  • Successful defense of both felony and misdemeanor DWI prosecutions in state and local courts in Erie and surrounding counties.
  • Successfully represented a 9-year-old female in a gender discrimination action against a private football league.

Practice Areas


  • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.A., 2005
  • University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., 2010

Admitted To Practice

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

Memberships & Affiliations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Erie County Bar Association
  • Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York, Western New York Chapter


  • Selected to Super Lawyers Upstate New York Rising Stars: Commercial Litigation and Land Use & Zoning, 2017, 2018

Prior Experience

  • Damon Morey LLP, Associate
  • Lipsitz Green Scime & Cambria, Associate