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PROFILE | Stephen L. Yonaty

Cannon Heyman & Weiss, LLP | Law Practice Concentrating in Affordable Housing and Community Development Law.

Yonaty - Buf PartnerStephen L. Yonaty

726 Exchange Street, Suite 500
Buffalo, New York 14210
Phone: (716) 856-1700 ext. 316
Fax: (716) 856-2311

Areas of Practice:

Affordable Housing, Commercial Litigation, Creditors’ Rights and Insolvency.


  • Law School: State University of New York at Buffalo – School of Law, Juris Doctor, cum laude
  • Graduate: State University of New York at Buffalo – School of Management, MBA, with distinction
  • Undergraduate: Cornell University, BS – Industrial and Labor Relations

Awards and Recognitions:

  • 2003 Ann & Meyer Riwchun Young Leadership Award presented by the Foundation for Jewish Philanthropies


  • American Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Erie County – Admission to the Bar Committee (past co-chair)
  • Commercial and Bankruptcy Law Committee
  • Erie County Bar Foundation

What I like to do outside of work:

I love spending time with my family and being outdoors.

Something else I think you should know about me:

I enjoy traveling.