The Florida offices of Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP is pleased to announce the promotion of attorney Barbara Cocciolo to the position of Partner. A member of the firm’s Real Estate Practice Team, Barbara Cocciolo represents clients in connection with complex commercial real estate transactions, including sales, acquisitions, and financing of apartment complexes, resorts, hotels, and retail shopping centers. She assists in complex matters involving financing real estate bonds through bond offerings.
“We are delighted to have Barbara become a Partner with the firm. Barbara has shown herself to be an exceptional attorney with outstanding abilities in connection with complex commercial transactions. She is a vital part of the continued growth of the firm and further enhances expansion of our capabilities to severe our clients in Florida and nationwide,” said Christopher A. Walker, Partner-in-Charge of Florida. In addition to Ms. Cocciolo, attorneys Thomas J. Fennell (Buffalo), Emily G. Hannigan (Albany), and Elizabeth M. Klarin (Buffalo & Ontario, Canada) received promotions to Partner.
Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP is a full-service law firm serving clients regionally, nationally, and internationally on a wide range of matters. With its headquarters in Buffalo, New York, the firm has offices in Albany and New York, New York; Washington, D.C.; Chicago, Illinois; Jacksonville and Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida and Ontario, Canada. The firm represents a diverse client base, including individuals, private and publicly-traded companies, private equity, and venture capital firms, real estate developers, financial institutions, municipalities, and governmental entities.