John M. Tuppen Joins Lippes Mathias as Counsel

April 13, 2023 | Press Releases

BUFFALO, NEW YORK (April 13) — Lippes Mathias LLP announced today that John M. Tuppen has joined the firm as counsel in its Albany, N.Y. office. Tuppen represents public sector labor unions in matters involving members’ terms and conditions of employment, including disciplinary arbitrations, contract grievance arbitrations, improper employer practices before the New York State Public Employment Relations Board, administrative hearings before the New York State Justice Center, and related litigation matters in New York State courts.

Prior to joining Lippes Mathias, Tuppen served as investigative counsel with the New York State Offices of the Inspector General, where he led investigations of fraud, corruption, and misconduct affecting the New York State government. Tuppen has also served as associate counsel with the New York State Board of Election’s enforcement division, investigating allegations of both criminal and civil campaign finance violations.

Tuppen has significant trial experience, having previously served as both a criminal prosecutor and defense attorney, trying dozens of cases before juries in New York State courts, and is a tenacious advocate for the due process rights of his clients.

Tuppen received his J.D. from Ave Maria School of Law in 2009, and his B.A. from Canisius College in 2004. He is a member of the New York State Bar Association.

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Lippes Mathias is a full-service law firm with nearly 170 attorneys serving clients regionally, nationally, and internationally. With offices in Buffalo, Albany, Rochester, Long Island, New York, and Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; Greater Toronto Area; Chicago, Ill.; Jacksonville, Fla.; Cleveland, Ohio; San Antonio, Texas; and Washington, D.C., the firm represents publicly and privately-owned companies, private equity and venture capital firms, real estate developers, financial institutions, municipalities, governmental entities, and individuals.

Year after year, Lippes Mathias is proud to be recognized by The Best Lawyers in America®, U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers and Chambers USA. 
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