CHRIS BITAR

Associate

Insurance Defense Litigation

O: (716) 854-3400 x213
F: (716) 332-0336
E: bitar@ruppbaase.com

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Chris Bitar is an associate in our Insurance Defense practice group, working on cases related to premises liability, motor vehicle injuries, construction accidents, and more.

Chris received his J.D. from the University of Buffalo School of Law. While in law school, Chris was a Publications Editor for the Buffalo Law Review.  He was also the recipient of the Moot Evidence Award, a recognition that is bestowed upon the student who excelled in legal matters related to evidence.

Chris has spent his entire life in Western New York, growing up in Clarence before receiving an undergraduate degree in Economics from Buffalo State College.  Before deciding to pursue a career in law, Chris owned his own insurance agency while working to finish his undergraduate studies.

Education

Buffalo State College, B.A., dean’s list

State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude

Admissions

New York State

Affiliations

New York State Bar Association

University of Buffalo Law Alumni Association

Awards

Moot Evidence Award at University of Buffalo School of Law