Sean P. Balkin


Buffalo — 716.853.5100 x1264
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Mr. Balkin is an Associate in the Corporate and Securities practice group at Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP where he focuses his practice in the areas of private equity, mergers and acquisitions, investment funds and general corporate matters. Mr. Balkin’s experience includes advising clients on all aspects of middle market acquisitions and dispositions, venture capital investments, corporate structuring, and intellectual property licensing matters. Prior to joining the firm as an attorney, Mr. Balkin participated in the firm’s summer associate program and served as an in-house law clerk for a large natural gas corporation.


SUNY Buffalo Law School, 2015, magna cum laude 
Canisius College, MBA, 2012
Canisius College, B.S., Chemistry, 2011

Admitted to Practice

  • New York

Honors & Awards

  • Buffalo Business First 30 Under 30, 2018
  • SUNY Buffalo Law School, Order of the Coif, 2015
  • SUNY Buffalo Law School, Order of the Barristers, 2015
  • American Bar Association/Bureau of National Affairs Award for Excellence in the Study of Intellectual Property, 2015
  • Upstate New York SuperLawyers®, Rising Star (2019)


  • Ronald McDonald House, Young Professional’s Committee
  • Hospice Buffalo, Volunteer
  • Canisius College Leadership Society, Member

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