Sean M. O’Brien Elected to the Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project Board of Directors

June 28, 2023 | Press Releases

BUFFALO, NEW YORK – Lippes Mathias LLP announced today that Sean M. O’Brien, partner and co-leader of the firm’s electronically stored information practice team, has been elected to serve as a member of the Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project Board of Directors.

O’Brien focuses his practice broadly on commercial matters, municipal matters, and general litigation, devoting a substantial amount of time to defending creditors against individual and class claims that the creditors have violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Additionally, O’Brien’s practice extends to white-collar criminal defense, regulatory enforcement matters, internal investigations, and complex civil and securities litigation. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as an assistant corporation counsel for the New York City Law Department.

About the ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project

The Erie County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project, Inc. (VLP) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation that provides free civil legal services to low-income individuals and small not-for-profit groups in Western New York. VLP provides these important services by utilizing both its staff and volunteers to represent clients.

VLP involves volunteer attorneys by recruiting, training, coordinating and assisting attorneys who volunteer to represent VLP’s clients on a pro bono basis. VLP has been doing this work since 1983 when it was created as a joint project of the Erie County Bar Association and Neighborhood Legal Services. The Bar Association incorporated VLP as a separate not-for-profit corporation in 1988.

About Lippes Mathias LLP
Lippes Mathias is a full-service law firm with nearly 175 attorneys serving clients regionally, nationally, and internationally. With offices in Buffalo, Clarence, Albany, Long Island, New York, Rochester and Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; Greater Toronto Area; Chicago, Ill.; Jacksonville, Fla.; Cleveland, Ohio; San Antonio, Texas; Oklahoma City, Okla. 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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