Mr. Balkin is a Senior Associate in the Corporate and Securities practice group at Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP where he focuses his practice in the areas of private equity, mergers and acquisitions, investment funds and general corporate matters. Mr. Balkin’s experience includes advising clients on all aspects of middle market acquisitions and dispositions, venture capital investments, corporate structuring, and intellectual property licensing matters. Prior to joining the firm as an attorney, Mr. Balkin participated in the firm’s summer associate program and served as an in-house law clerk for a large natural gas corporation.

  • New York

  • University at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., 2015, magna cum laude 
  • Canisius College, MBA, 2012
  • Canisius College, B.S., Chemistry, 2011

Honors & Awards
  • Upstate New York SuperLawyers® (2019, 2020)
  • Buffalo Business First 30 Under 30, 2018
  • SUNY Buffalo Law School, Order of the Coif, 2015
  • SUNY Buffalo Law School, Order of the Barristers, 2015
  • American Bar Association/Bureau of National Affairs Award for Excellence in the Study of Intellectual Property, 2015

Community Involvement 
  • Ronald McDonald House, Young Professional’s Committee
  • Hospice Buffalo, Volunteer
  • Canisius College Leadership Society, Member