Bio
Mr. Ivancic focuses his work on mergers, acquisitions, private equity funding, partnership arrangements and general corporate matters.  While he serves a broad spectrum of clients, Mr. Ivancic has a particular passion for sports franchises. He previously represented the Buffalo Sabres of the NHL and in the past has worked on several transactions at the major and minor league levels, including cable contract lease negotiations, financing arrangements, acquisitions and divestitures.

Prior to joining Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman, Mr. Ivancic was a certified public accountant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers’ Buffalo office. He remains active in the accounting field by maintaining his CPA license and teaching accounting classes as an adjunct professor at Canisius College. He also belongs to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.


ADMITTED TO PRACTICE
  • New York
  • Certified Public Accountant

Education
State University of New York at Buffalo, J.D.
University of Notre Dame, B.A.

Honors & Awards
  • St. Joseph's Collegiate Institute Signum Fidei Society, Class of 2017
  • New York Upstate SuperLawyers, Business/Corporation Law (2008-2010)
  • Business First of Buffalo and Buffalo Law Journal, Legal Elite of WNY (2014)

Professional Associations
  • Bar Association of Erie County
  • New York State Bar Association
  • New York State Society of CPA's

Community Involvement
  • Adjunct Professor Canisius College MBA Program
  • St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute, Former Trustee
  • Notre Dame Club of Western New York
  • Former member of Buffalo Sabres Alumni Association
  • Former member of Gateway Longview Board of Directors
  • Buffalo Niagara Partnership, Logistics & Transportation Council


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