Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP Promotes Elise M. Edwards and Andrew J. Olek to Senior Associate

July 21, 2020 | Press Releases
BUFFALO, NY – Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP announced today the promotions of Elise M. Edwards and Andrew J. Olek to Senior Associate. 

“These promotions recognize the consistent high-quality performances and contributions Elise and Andrew have made to not only their specific practice areas, but also to the firm’s sustained growth and success,” said Kevin J. Cross, managing partner, Lippes Mathias. 

Ms. Edwards focuses primarily on healthcare and life science business transactions, healthcare compliance issues, and general business transactions. Her experience includes counseling hospitals, physicians and physician group practices, health plans, start-ups and general businesses on M&A transactions, insurance regulation, corporate finance, information technology matters, compliance matters and reorganizations. Ms. Edwards also regularly assists not-for-profit organizations in all aspects of their organization and operation.

Mr. Olek assists clients on business formation, including limited liability companies, and corporations and advises businesses and entrepreneurs on entity and internal organizational structure, financing options, contract negotiation, and general business planning. He has guided clients through the start-up phase, buy-sell agreements, and merger and acquisition negotiations, as well as franchising opportunities. Mr. Olek also assists clients with protecting and licensing their intellectual property rights.

About Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman  

Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 110 attorneys serving clients regionally, nationally, and internationally. With offices in Buffalo, Albany and New York, NY;; Burlington, Ontario, Canada; Chicago, IL, Jacksonville, FL ; and Washington, D.C., the firm represents a wide range of clients, including individuals, publicly and privately-owned companies, private equity and venture capital firms, real estate developers, financial institutions, municipalities, and governmental entities. 
 
Lippes Mathias is proud to be recognized year after year by The Best Lawyers in America®, U.S. News - Best Lawyers®, Super Lawyers and Chambers USA.