Awards + Recognitions
Professional Associations
Selected Publications
Conor has been an Associate with the firm’s Litigation Group since 2014. His practice concentrates on matters involving environmental, land use, zoning, and real estate litigation, federal and state labor and employment law, and commercial contract disputes.

While in law school, Conor interned with Hon. Judge Richard J. Sullivan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, served on Pace Environmental Law Review, and was a research assistant for Professor John R. Nolon of the Land Use Law Center. Conor’s student comment, Executive Power and Regional Climate Change Agreements, was published in the Summer 2014 edition of Pace Environmental Law Review. In his third year of law school, Conor successfully argued a motion for summary judgment on behalf of a group of environmental plaintiffs in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.


  • Pace University School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, Certificate in Environmental Law; 2014
  • University of Utah, M.S., Philosophy; 2011
  • Westminster College, B.A., Philosophy & Sociology, summa cum laude; 2008


  • New York
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

Awards + Recognitions

Law School Faculty and Valedictorian Award, Pace University School of Law; 2014

Full Tuition Law Trustee’s Scholarship, Pace University School of Law; 2012-2014

Distinguished Service Award, Land Use Law Center; 2014

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association
  • Westchester County Bar Association
  • New York City Bar Association

Selected Publications

“Executive Power and Regional Climate Change Agreements”
Pace Environmental Law Review, Vol. 31, No.3, Summer 2014




  • Conor lives in Manhattan with his wife, Maria, and enjoys brewing beer, exploring the Hudson River Valley, and partaking in the many social and cultural opportunities offered in New York.


Creative problem-solving has always been a passion of mine, and a career in law has provided me the opportunity to do something I love and have an impact on real people in the process.
On February 23-25, our very own Conor J. Walline and Daniel M. Laub will serve as judges in the upcoming Jeffrey G. Miller National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition at the Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University.
Limiting liability under New York’s Oil Spill Act when a party has contributed to the discharge of petroleum on property presents significant challenges.