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14 Attorneys Named to the 2017 Super Lawyers List

Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham LLC is honored to announce that 14 of its attorneys have been named to the 2017 Upstate New York Super Lawyers list. The Buffalo partners named to this year’s list include: R. Anthony Rupp III (business litigation), Jeff Baase (insurance defense), Tom Cunningham (insurance defense), Marco Cercone (property insurance litigation), Elizabeth DiPirro… Read More

Matt Miller presents about New York’s Paid Family Leave Act

Matt Miller presents about New York’s Paid Family Leave Act On Wednesday, June 14th 2017, Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham partner attorney Matt Miller spoke to more than 130 human resource professionals and members of the New York Job Service Employer Committee through the New York State Department of Labor about New York’s new Paid Family… Read More

Congratulations to our client Seurat Capital

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Whipstitch Capital Advises Peeled Snacks and Redd on Private Placements Whipstitch Capital Advises Peeled Snacks on Private Placement Investment from Seurat Capital BURLINGTON, MA – May 16, 2017. Peeled Snacks, maker of organic fruit and veggie snacks and a certified B Corporation, closed a private placement investment from Seurat Capital. The brand expects… Read More

Firm’s 7th Ride!

As Team Rupp Baase approaches our 7th year participating in the Ride for Roswell. We would like to invite all of our clients, neighbors, friends and family members to come out and join our team for our 7th ride.  This event raises money to support cancer research and treatment at the Roswell Park Cancer Center.… Read More

Zurich Honors Firm’s Insurance Defense Team

Zurich Honors Firm’s Insurance Defense Team with “Law Firm Partner Award” Congratulations to the Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham Insurance Defense team for being recognized at the 2017 CLM Conference. Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham LLC was awarded the 2017 Zurich Panel Law Firm Partner Award for the North East Region.  We are proud to be able… Read More

Rob Singer Speaks to BLJ About New Military Defense Practice Group

Rob Singer is forming a new military defense practice group. He spoke to the Buffalo Law Journal about it. After graduating from the University at Buffalo School of Law in 2006, Robert Singer went to boot camp in Jacksonville where he got his start in the JAG Corps. That spawned a nearly decade-long military career, which included… Read More

Dan Sarzynski Presents a Lien Law Seminar on March 3rd

Dan Sarzynski will be conducting a mechanic’s lien presentation entitled “Construction Lien Law: Protect Your Right to Get Paid.” The presentation will cover: Overview of Mechanic’s Liens Filing and Timing Requirements Private vs. Public Projects Discharging the Lien Foreclosing the Lien Defenses to the Lien, Including Willful Exaggeration The seminar will be held from 8:30am-10:00am… Read More

Sean Costello Discusses Constitutional Convention

Sean Costello sat down with Mike Petro, Buffalo Law Journal to discuss the possibility of a New York State Constitutional Convention. It surprised attorney Sean Costello that a vote set for later this year on whether to call a New York State Constitutional Convention seems to be receiving little attention in Western New York. After all, the… Read More

BLJ’s 5 Questions with Robert Singer

Buffalo Law Journal’s Michael Petro sat down with Robert Singer to learn more about his experience as a JAG officer, relocating to Buffalo from Hawaii, and starting a criminal law practice group, see his answers to these 5 questions. What was your motivation to become a JAG officer and lawyer? I knew that I wanted… Read More

Matt Miller 40 Under 40

Congratulations to partner, Matt Miller for being named one of Buffalo’s Business First 2016 40 Under 40 Honorees. Read More

Buffalo Law Journal Recognizes Rupp Baase Pro Bono Efforts

David Pfalzgraf recently spoke to the Buffalo Law Journal about our pro bono efforts. Until a recent initiative by Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham, there were times when attorneys at the firm wanted to do pro bono work but didn’t know where to start. Others were active in pro bono but doing it on their own… Read More

Congratulations to our friends at Buffalo Games Inc.

Fast-growing Buffalo Games Inc. expands footprint, board games division Buffalo Games Inc., the leading manufacturer of jigsaw puzzles in the United States, is expanding its footprint. The Buffalo-headquartered company has acquired 111 James E. Casey Drive and plans to use a portion of the 67,000-square-foot building as a warehouse. The space is located across the… Read More

3 Partners Named WNY Legal Elite

David R. Pfalzgraf Jr., Jeff Baase and John Condren all named to the Buffalo Business First and Buffalo Law Journal “2016 Legal Elite of WNY”

Jamie Batt speaks to BLJ

Jamie Batt speaks to BLJ about Partnerships and Professional Dissolution. Jamie Batt, a partner in corporate law at Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham, said sometimes the best solution doesn’t lie in making the client the most money, it’s about coming up with the best resolution for the parties and their future, from both a personal and… Read More

Buffalo Law Journal Recognizes Firm for 6 years of Riding For Roswell

David Pfalzgraf recently spoke to the Buffalo Law Journal about Rupp Baase’s support for the Ride for Roswell For six years, the law offices of Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham LLC have rallied together to champion a cause that has touched the lives of many of their own. “So many individuals in the firm have had… Read More

Partners Tend Bar to Raise Money for the Ride For Roswell

The law firm Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham held a Happy Hour Fundraiser for their Ride for Roswell team. The Bartender is Your Boss event was held on Thursday night, June 16th at The Chocolate Bar. David Pfalzgraf and Tom Cunningham teamed up with partners Marco Cercone, and Tony Marecki to serve drinks to members of… Read More

James Graber Honored as One of Business First’s 30 Under Thirty!

Congratulations to James Graber for being recognized as one of Business First’s 30 Under Thirty for 2016. James provides the same level of dedication and passion to his colleagues and community as he does for his clients. Business First’s 30 Under Thirty for 2016

Rob Singer speaks to BLJ readers on the FBI/Apple dispute

Rob Singer, shares insights from the perspective of a criminal attorney on the FBI/Apple dispute. Legal Battle Over Cell Phone Privacy in the Digital Age The clash between Apple CEO Tim Cook and FBI Director Jim Comey over whether Apple should be required, as ordered by a federal court, to provide the FBI with a means to access encrypted… Read More

The Risks of Default Under State or Federal Environmental Laws:

A Dilemma for Former Corporate Officers and Directors By: John Kolaga. The Risks of Default Under State or Federal Environmental Laws The Risks of Default Under State or Federal Environmental Laws:A Dilemma for Former Corporate Officers and DirectorsImagine this hypothetical: You are a former officer or director of a corporation which isnow defunct and essentially… Read More

Tony Rupp and Matt Miller Successfully Defend Appeal for Acquest Wehrle, LLC

Congratulations to Rupp Baase attorneys Tony Rupp, Matt Miller, and our client Acquest Wehrle LLC on a successful appeal defense!  Acquest Successfully Defends Appeal,Enters $4 Million Judgment Against the Town of Amherst, NY In June of 2013, Acquest Wehrle, LLC obtained a multi-million dollar jury verdict against the Town of Amherst, NY in a case… Read More