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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP Partner John J. Koeppel Recognized in Chambers USA 2016

BUFFALO, NY – John J. Koeppel, a partner at Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP, has been recognized in Chambers USA 2016, earning rankings in the categories of Nationwide Investment Funds: Private Equity Fund Formation and Upstate New York, Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions.

Interviewed sources say John Koeppel is “responsive, good to deal with, practical and always available."

Chambers USA ranks leading firms and lawyers throughout the U.S. in a variety of practice areas as a result of extensive, client-focused research. Chambers guides are the culmination of thousands of in-depth interviews by the largest research team of its kind and are trusted globally to objectively rank the world’s best lawyers and law firms.
Mr. Koeppel is the firm’s Private Equity Group Leader and has successfully structured, negotiated and closed over 250 corporate transactions in his 17-year career, which typically involve mergers and acquisitions, fund formations and investments, and various private equity transactions (including fund secondary transactions, co-investments, venture financings and cross-border deals).

Mr. Koeppel received his J.D., magna cum laude, and his M.B.A, with distinction, from SUNY Buffalo. He is a member of the American Bar Association (Negotiated Acquisitions Committee and Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee), New York State Bar Association – Business Law Section, Bar Association of Erie County – Corporation Law Committee, Association for Corporate Growth and the Upstate Venture Association of New York.

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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 throughout New York State and the country. With offices in Buffalo and Albany, nearly 60 attorneys provide counsel to businesses, corporations and individuals. Practice areas include banking and financial transactions; business practices; governmental relations; environmental and energy; family business; franchising and licensing; government regulations and corporate compliance; healthcare and life sciences; immigration; intellectual property; labor and employment; litigation and dispute resolution; mergers and acquisitions; real estate; securities, venture capital and private equity; technology and life sciences; and trusts and estates. For more information, visit