Wachter Named Trailblazer in American Lawyer’s List


ERIE Timothy S. Wachter, a shareholder at Knox McLaughlin Gornall & Sennett, P.C., has been included in the inaugural list of The American Lawyer’s Northeast TrailblazersThe goal was to “recognize professionals who have moved the needle in the legal industry.”  

Attorney Wachter is recognized for his role as a thought leader in the area of Qualified Opportunity Zone Development, and specifically for his work creating the Flagship Opportunity Zone Development Co. and attracting national and federal funding to Erie.

He regularly advises businesses and stakeholders regarding Opportunity Zone investments and was recently named to the The Legal Intelligencer’s 2020 Pennsylvania Trailblazers List and the 2020 Top 25 Attorney Influencers by Opportunity Zones Magazine.

As a member of the Governmental, Public Finance & Bonds and Business & Tax Practice Groups, and as lead for Knox Law Public Strategies, Wachter regularly advises governmental, business and nonprofit clients on highly complex legal, regulatory and public policy related matters. He also regularly provides counsel on matters related to the Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Law to dozens of agencies throughout Western Pennsylvania.

The American Lawyer is a monthly legal magazine and website published by ALM Media.

For more information about Attorney Wachter or Knox Law, visit