On Saturday, June 27th Team Rupp Baase is celebrating 10 YEARS with the Ride for Roswell! Registration for the 2020 Ride is now open. Over the past nine years, with your support and dedication, together we have raised more than $655,400 for Roswell Park! Last year, Team Rupp Baase raised $125,045! Please help us to… Read More
Tony Rupp speaks to Luke Moretti of WIVB on behalf of his client. Buffalo man sues police officers after being hit by cruiser on New Year’s Day 2017
Our property-litigation practice group seeks an associate with 0-3 years of experience to practice in our Buffalo office in the area of property litigation, subrogation, and antitrust matters. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with excellent research and writing skills, and must have a desire to work in a fast-paced environment. Candidate should (1) have… Read More
Congratualtiaons to Jamie Batt and Matt Miller for earning an Equity Partner role in the Firm. In addition, the firm has promoted Ben Burge, Mike Colletta, and Jim Graber from Associate attorneys to Partners. Hard work leads to outstanding achievements. Great attorneys, great mentors, great people.
As we approach our 20 year anniversary, Patrick Connelly, editor at the Buffalo Law Journal spent some time getting to know Rupp Baase, discovering what makes this firm so special. Like any good story we started at the beginning. The foundation of what is now Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham LLC in Buffalo can be traced… Read More
On November 8, 2019, Governor Cuomo signed into law a new Section 203-e of the New York State Labor Law that bans employment discrimination based on the “reproductive health decision-making” of an employee or that of an employee’s dependents. The law became effective immediately and adds another characteristic to the ever-expanding list of “classes” protected… Read More
Gowanda man will sue cops over ‘illegal search and seizure’
As we previously reported in our last client alert, Governor Cuomo signed new changes to the Human Rights Law that greatly increased employers’ duties in the realm of sexual harassment prevention. Recently, New York State updated its guidance on these new changes. Under the new law, all employers must distribute a Notice containing the employer’s… Read More
Our firm continues to grow. We are looking for business and commercial litigators with 3-7 years’ experience and who thrives in an innovative environment. This team member will be based out of our Buffalo office. Who We Are: Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham is a law firm driven by forward-thinking attorneys who embrace our clients’ enterprising… Read More
We are energized, excited and proud to welcome Marc Romanowski to our firm family. Marc brings years of Project Development, Land Use and Environmental Law experience to our growing firm. Welcome, we know you’ll like it here.
Matt Miller, our Labor & Employment leader spoke with Patrick Connelly, from the Buffalo Law Journal, answering questions many people in the business community continually have as mental health and addiction awareness grows. Employers can normalize behavioral health discussions Our firm has experienced first hand that mental health knows no boundaries. Our dear friend William Benedict… Read More
September 2019 Employer Alert
Congratulations to the 14 Rupp Baase attorneys named to the 2019 Upstate New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists. Each candidate is evaluated on 12 indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement. Eight attorneys from our Buffalo office were selected as Super Lawyers – Jeff Baase, Marco Cercone, Thomas Cunningham, Elizabeth DiPirro, William Kennedy, Joshua… Read More
Our Campus Disciplinary Defense team successfully exonerated three college students accused of using hate speech on and around campus. The private college in New York began an investigation based on an anonymous complaint that the students used inappropriate and derogatory language toward a non-student in an off-campus residence. The college called the three students to… Read More
Partner Jill Yonkers, spoke with Patrick Connelly from the Buffalo Law Journal about the importance of knowing your local laws when renting home space to travelers. Homeowner hospitality – know zoning rules
Our Campus Disciplinary Defense team successfully vindicated a community college student who was accused of sexual assault. The student enlisted attorneys Jill Yonkers and Adam Brasky before the initial interview with the college occurred, which proved to be a key to success in the case. “College misconduct processes are stacked against students from the… Read More
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When Buffalo Law Journal editor, Patrick Connelly decided to find out what local attorneys do when they are out of the office he uncovered the story of how partner Cory Weber and his wife Caitlin brew their own beer, eight different kinds of beer. Read More
Effective April 12, 2019, all New York employers must provide employees who are registered to vote up to 3 hours of paid leave to vote as long as he or she requests the time off at least 2 working days before an election. As an employer, you may designate that any requested time be taken… Read More
Campus misconduct proceedings can have devastating repercussions on a student’s life, academically and professionally. Jill Yonkers and Matt Miller have formed our Campus Disciplinary Defense team to ensure due process for students. Firm aims to be a voice for accused students
Congratulations to Adam Brasky for being named one of Buffalo Business First’s 2019 30 Under 30. Adam was chosen from nearly 200 nominations. Stay tuned for his engaging profile.
David Pfalzgraf Jr. and Jamie Batt sit down with Patrick Connelly from Buffalo Law Journal and discuss proactive corporate client partnerships. Read More
There’s no question about it: Campus misconduct proceedings can impact a student’s life long after their college days are over. While hiring a lawyer is far from mandatory, it can give students—and just as importantly, their parents—confidence going into an unknown situation. Here are some reasons why it’s a good idea to enlist representation 1.… Read More
When it comes to campus disciplinary action, students have long faced an uphill battle laden with unclear procedural rules. A late 2018 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking from the U.S. Department of Education seeks to right those wrongs by clarifying the duties of colleges and universities, while also expanding the rights of students under Title IX… Read More
Congratulations to Ben Burge as Buffalo Law Journal’s most recent Emerging Attorney.