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Robert E. Heary


Mr. Heary joined Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP as an associate in 2019. As an Associate, his practice is concentrated in Business & Banking and Public, Municipal, & Education Law where he represents and advises a diverse array of business, municipal, and school clients. Mr. Heary has assisted business clients in a wide variety of transactions, including formations, leasing agreements, lending agreements, and mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Heary has advised municipal and school clients on a number of topics, including borrowings, zoning and planning matters, open meetings and freedom of information issues, procurements, and capital construction projects. Prior to joining Coughlin & Gerhart full time, Mr. Heary worked as a legal intern at the Pennsylvania Department of State and Department of Corrections and as a summer associate at Coughlin & Gerhart.

Past Employment Experience

  • Pennsylvania Department of State, Legal Intern, 2017 & 2019
  • Coughlin & Gerhart, LLP, Summer Associate, 2018

Leadership & Community Involvement

  • Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York (Volunteer)


Binghamton, NY Office

Practice Areas


  • New York, 2020


Pennsylvania State University – Dickinson School of Law

  • J.D., 2019
  • Moot Court Board (Executive Chair)
  • Honors: Member of the National Order of Barristers; Certificate in Entrepreneurial Law; CALI Award Recipient (Banking Regulation)

State University of New York at Buffalo

  • B.A. (Business Administration), 2016

Professional Affiliations

  • Broome County Bar Association (Member)