Edward Knafelc

Contract Attorney
P:(724) 846-1372   or   (412) 281-5423
F:(412) 281-8264


Edward “Ted” Knafelc is an associate at Strassburger McKenna Gutnick & Gefsky. Mr. Knafelc practices primarily in the areas of municipal and local government law, zoning and planning law, estates and trusts, and civil litigation.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Knafelc clerked for President Judge John D. McBride in Beaver County where he researched issues relating to land use disputes, will and estate cases, liquor license renewal contests and adverse employment action claims. Mr. Knafelc also worked for the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in the 16th District from 2006 – 2014 where he dealt extensively with local municipalities and community organizations in and around Beaver County.

Mr. Knafelc was born and raised in Ambridge in Beaver County where he continues to reside.

Professional Affiliations

  • Beaver County Bar Association
  • Beaver County Young Lawyers Division, Past President
  • Beaver County Legal Journal, Member
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association Bar Leadership Institute, Class of 2016-2017

Community Activities

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Beaver County
  • Rotary Club of Ambridge

Practice Areas


  • J.D., Duquesne University, 2013
  • B.A., Political Science, University of Pittsburgh, 2006


  • Pennsylvania, 2013
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania, 2015