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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Lippes Mathias CEO and Chairman Speaks at Columbia Business School

BUFFALO, NY – Scott E. Friedman, CEO and chairman at Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP, gave a presentation titled “Application of Social Neuroscience to Family Businesses: New Planning Strategies for the 21st Century” at Columbia Business School on Tuesday, December 8, 2015.

Mr. Friedman dedicates a large part of his practice to consulting with family businesses across the United States. He enjoys working with families and helping them create plans to grow successful businesses, from generation to generation.

Through his research, Mr. Friedman has published several books on the topic of family businesses and developed many new planning strategies that are now part of the curriculum at the University at Buffalo's Family Business Center where he is an executive in residence. Mr. Friedman is also heavily involved in his consulting business, Next Gen Advisors, LLC, which assists family owned business in fostering strong relationships and bottom line success through positive psychology.


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, Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP has approximately 60 attorneys who provide counsel to businesses, corporations and individuals. Practice areas include banking and financial transactions; business practices; 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, estates and elder law. For more information, visit