Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP Welcomes John J. Koeppel as Partner

January 19, 2016 | Press Releases
BUFFALO, NY – Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP is pleased to announce that John J. Koeppel has joined the firm as a corporate partner and will be the Leader of its Private Equity Group.

Over his 17 year career, Mr. Koeppel has successfully structured, negotiated and closed over 250 transactions involving mergers and acquisitions, fund formations and investments, and private equity transactions.

He has been recognized for exceptional standing in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business for Mergers and Acquisitions, as well as being ranked a top Mergers and Acquisitions attorney by Upstate New York Super Lawyers®. He has also been recognized for exceptional standing in the area of Investment Funds: Private Equity: Fund Formation in both Chambers USA and Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business.

Mr. Koeppel received his J.D. and his M.B.A from SUNY Buffalo. He is a member of the American Bar Association (Mergers and Acquisitions Committee, Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee, and Middle Market and Small Business Committee), New York State Bar Association, Bar Association of Erie County, Association for Corporate Growth and the Upstate Venture Association of New York.

“I am pleased to welcome John to our growing corporate group at Lippes Mathias and thrilled to have him lead our Private Equity practice,” said Kevin J. Cross, Managing Partner, Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP. “As we continue to expand, John’s connections and his leading experience in a variety of M&A and private equity transactions will be a significant asset to the firm and our clients.”
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