Andrea H. HusVar
Partner, Startups, Venture Capital, Private Equity, General Corporate


Andrea H. HusVar is a Partner in the Corporate Practice Group at Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP, where she has a particular focus startups and venture capital and private equity transactions. 

A Fulbright Scholar, Ms. HusVar graduated from Georgetown University Law Center and the State University of New York at Buffalo (summa cum laude).  After working for several years in the New York City office of Mayer Brown LLP, a leading international law firm, she relocated closer to her Western New York home where she joined the Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP law firm. 

In addition to handling complex mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, Ms. HusVar represents entrepreneurs, innovators, start-up companies, private investors as well as venture capital and private equity funds.  Her practice experience includes a broad array of venture capital and private equity transactions, including fund formation, capital raising and exit transactions.  Her clients are involved in multiple industries, including finance, technology, life science, manufacturing, hospitality, and energy.


Honors & Awards:

Upstate New York Super Lawyers® Rising Star, 2015

Fulbright Scholar (France)

Phi Beta Kappa

State University of New York at Buffalo Outstanding Senior Award

State University of New York at Buffalo Honor’s Scholar (Full Academic Scholarship)

National Merit Scholar


Community Involvement & Professional Associations: 

WNY Women’s Foundation, Member of Women in Leadership, Advancement and Fall in Fashion Committees

Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York, WNY Chapter

Upstate Venture Association of New York, Member

Erie County Bar Association, Corporation Law Committee

New York State Bar Association

American Bar Association


Admissions: New York


Contact Information:, 853-5100 ext. 270


Legal Assistant – Rachel Scinta,, 853-5100 ext. 260