Attorneys from Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP Honored on 2016 "Upstate New York Super Lawyers" List

August 16, 2016 | Press Releases

BUFFALO, NY – Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP announced today that several of its attorneys have been selected to the 2016 Upstate New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.  Super Lawyers lists are generated by a rating service of lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

The attorneys selected to the 2016 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list include:

  • Kevin Burke: Business Litigation
  • Scott E. Friedman: Business/Corporate Law
  • Amy Habib Rittling: Employment & Labor Law
  • John J. Koeppel: Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Gerald S. Lippes: Business/Corporate Law
  • William E. Mathias: Business/Corporate Law
  • Colleen K. Mattrey: Personal Injury Medical Malpractice: Defense
  • Blaine S. Schwartz: Real Estate
  • Paul F. Wells: Real Estate 
  • Alan S. Wexler: Real Estate

The attorneys selected to the 2016 Upstate New York Rising Stars list include:

  • Christina H. Arthurs: Estate & Probate
  • Sarah H. Brennan: Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Jillian E. Deck: Banking
  • Joseph P. Heins: Real Estate
  • Andrea H. HusVar: Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Brendan H. Little: Business Litigation
  • Christian M. Lovelace: Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Vincent M. Miranda:  Employee Litigation: Defense
  • Stacey L. Moar: Business Litigation
  • Matthew R. Palmieri: Real Estate
  • Brendan J. Rich: Securities & Corporate Finance
  • Richard M. Scherer, Jr.: Business Litigation
  • Eric M. Soehnlein: Business Litigation

The annual Super Lawyers selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys.

The Super Lawyers lists are published nationwide in Super Lawyers Magazines and in leading city and regional magazines and newspapers across the country. Super Lawyers Magazines also feature editorial profiles of attorneys who embody excellence in the practice of law. For more information about Super Lawyers, visit

“We are proud to have so many of our attorneys recognized in this year’s ‘Super Lawyers’ and ‘Rising Stars’ lists for their hard earned achievements in the legal field,” said Kevin J. Cross, managing partner.  “As a firm committed to providing the highest quality expertise in all of our practice areas, we are honored to be included once again in these prestigious annual listings.”
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