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Monday, January 7, 2019

Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP Announces Five New Partners

BUFFALO, NY – Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP today announced Sarah H. Brennan, Nisha V. Fontaine, Vincent M. Miranda, Stacey L. Moar, and Eric M. Soehnlein have been promoted to partners with the firm.

“Being promoted to partner is a milestone in one’s legal career and a reflection of hard work and dedication,” said Kevin J. Cross, managing partner. “Congratulations Sarah, Nisha, Vincent, Stacey and Eric on this well-deserved achievement.”

Ms. Brennan focuses her practice on corporate and securities law, representing public and private companies, venture capital and private equity firms and investors, as well as clients in every stage of the corporate life cycle. She also serves as team leader of the firm’s Blockchain Technology, Cryptocurrency and Digital Assets practice.

Ms. Fontaine focuses her practice on assisting individuals, small businesses and large corporations with strategically navigating the U.S. immigration process. Having been an immigrant herself who has personally navigated the U.S. immigration process, she brings a unique perspective and understanding to clients’ immigration matters. 

Mr. Miranda focuses his practice in counseling businesses in the most cost-efficient manner through the various issues and disputes presented by employees, competitors, and vendors. He also devotes a significant amount of his practice to general business and commercial litigation.

A member of the firm’s litigation practice group, Ms. Moar has extensive experience assisting clients with internal investigations, regulatory compliance and voluntary self-compliance matters. She has worked with various state and federal agencies and private organizations to conduct compliance audits and provide requested training.

Mr. Soehnlein focuses his practice on white collar criminal defense, regulatory enforcement matters, internal investigations, and complex civil and securities litigation. He represents and defends individuals and companies in investigations and prosecutions in federal and state courts, and much of his practice is devoted to matters that parallel criminal and civil proceedings.

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; and Washington, D.C., nearly 100 attorneys provide counsel to businesses, corporations and individuals in 27 practice areas.  For more information, visit www.lippes.com.