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Thursday, May 16, 2019

Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP and Its Attorneys Receive High Rankings in Chambers USA 2019

BUFFALO, NY – Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP announced it has been ranked by Chambers USA 2019 in Band 3 for both Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions – Upstate New York and Litigation: General Commercial – Upstate New York, and is listed as a Recognized Practice for Real Estate – Upstate New York.

Since 1990, Chambers and Partners has published guides to the legal profession, identifying and ranking the world’s best lawyers and law firms based on in-depth, objective research. Chambers USA ranks in Bands, with Band 1 being the highest distinction, leading law firms and lawyers throughout the U.S. in more than 50 practice areas.

Chambers USA 2019 also ranked partners John J. Koeppel and Blaine S. Schwartz in Band 2 in their respective practice areas of Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions and Real Estate. Paul A. Mitchell (Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions), Amy Habib Rittling (Litigation: General Commercial), Jennifer C. Persico (Litigation: General Commercial) and Paul F. Wells (Real Estate) were each named a recognized practitioner in their practice areas.

According to client input included in Chambers USA 2019 for Lippes Mathias’ Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions practice, sources say they offer the “best coverage of the venture capital ecosystem in upstate New York.”

Another interviewed source on the firm’s Litigation: General Commercial practice affirms, Lippes Mathias is “creative in providing legal services for clients without huge rates.”

About Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP: For over 50 years, Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP has served the legal needs of a wide range of clients regionally, nationally and internationally. With offices in Buffalo, NY; Albany, NY; Burlington, Ontario; Jacksonville, FL; New York City, NY; Ponte Vedra Beach, FL; and Washington, D.C., more than 100 attorneys provide counsel to businesses, corporations and individuals in 27 practice areas. For more information, visit