135 Delaware Ave
Buffalo, NY 14202-2415
Phone: (716) 849-0701
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John Ned Lipsitz is a founding partner of Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC. He has represented workers suffering from industrial diseases, such as asbestosis and mesothelioma since 1985. Prior to 1985, Mr. Lipsitz instructed students at the Buffalo Law School in professional legal representation of consumer debtors, occupational safety and health law, constitutional rights and habeas corpus.
In addition to his trial experience, Mr. Lipsitz has briefed and argued numerous appeals before state and federal appellate courts and has handled hundreds of motions on significant legal issues in New York State trial courts.
Mr. Lipsitz is the co-author of "The Treatment of Mesothelioma Cases in the American and United Kingdom Legal Systems, a chapter on the medico-legal considerations regarding mesothelioma included in Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma, published in 2006 by Oxford University Press.
Mr. Lipsitz is fluent in French.
Billie v. Hedman Resources, Ltd., 274 A.D.2d 955 (2000); Chrabas v. A.P. Green Industries, Inc., 273 A.D.2d 863; Siemucha v. A.P. Green Industries, Inc., 267 A.D.2d 964; Jarzabek v. Johns-Manville Corp., 255 A.D.2d 947; Takacs v. Asbestospray Corp., 255 A.D.2d 1002; Mattingly v. AES Corp. et al., 291 A.D.2d 862 (4th Dept. 2002); l Scott v. Crystal Construction Corp., 1A.D.3d 992 (4th Dept. 2003); Tedesco v. A.P. Green Industries, Inc., 21 A.D.3d 1418, 801N.Y.S.2d 867 (4th Dept. 2005); Tedesco v. A.P. Green Industries, Inc., 8 N.Y.3d 243 (4th Dept. 2007); Clark v. Weinstein, 23 A.D.3d 1053 (4th Dept. 2005); Helmer v. Draksic, ---N.Y.S.2d----, 2007 WL 779612 (N.Y.A.D. 4th Dept.), 2007 N.Y. Slip Op. 02295; Campbell v. Aerospace Products Intern., 37 A.D.3d 1156 (4th Dept. 2007); Reynolds v. Amchem Products, Inc., 32 A.D.3d 1268 (4th Dept. 2006); Ackerman v. Asbestos Corporation, Ltd., 30 A.D.3d 1073 (4th Dept. 2006).