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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

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

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

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

“Bartender is Your Boss” event Raises 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

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

Rupp Baase: BNP Member Spotlight

Managing Partner, David R. Pfalzgraf shares his insights on practicing law in the Buffalo Niagara region and his firm’s gratitude for the Buffalo Niagara Partnership in the BNP Member Spotlight. As David Pfalzgraf looks out the window of his office in the historic Liberty Building, he sees two large construction cranes at work on the… Read More

Buffalo Law Journal sits down with Jamie Batt

Buffalo Law Journal spoke with Jamie Batt about her work with the United Way. What’s your role on the United Way board of directors?I have been a board member since May 2014. I’m also a member of the Women’s Leadership Council, which is made up of many local businesswomen with a common interest in our… Read More

Rupp Baase – Largest Team at Ride for Roswell

2015 marked the 5th anniversary of our Ride Team, this year we had the largest team at the Ride for Roswell. We have raised over $340,000 since we took our first ride back in 2011. We would like to thank our friends and family for their tremendous support. Without each one of you the success… Read More

Rupp Baase Supports UNDY Run/Walk

For the 4th year in a row Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham supported fellow attorney, Kevin Kruppa in his efforts to promote awareness about the benefits of early prevention for colorectal cancer. The prevention and early detection of colorectal cancer is an issue that hits close to home for partner attorney, Kevin Kruppa. As result, he… Read More

2015 Best Places to Work Finalist!

It’s time again for the Buffalo Business First “Best Places to Work” awards. Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham LLC have been selected as a finalist for Business First’s 11th annual Best Places to Work award! We are so honored by the nomination, and to be included in a group of such notable companies within Western New… Read More