BUFFALO, NEW YORK – Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC, is pleased to announce that John E. Richmond has joined the firm as an associate attorney.  Mr. Richmond will focus his practice on representing individuals suffering from occupational diseases, including mesothelioma and lung cancer. 

Prior to joining Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC, Mr. Richmond served as an associate attorney at a New York City asbestos litigation law firm where he gained valuable experience in asbestos and toxic tort litigation as trial counsel for workers and their families suffering from mesothelioma and other cancers. 

Mr. Richmond was born and raised in Rochester, New York. He received his J.D from Seton Hall University School of Law, and he received his B.A. from Miami University. While pursuing his Juris Doctor degree at Seton Hall University, Mr. Richmond served on the executive board of Interscholastic Moot Court.  He also received an award for drafting the Best Brief of the 2009 Cardozo/BMI Entertainment Law Competition.

About Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC:

Lipsitz & Ponterio, LLC, established in 1995, concentrates its practice in the areas of asbestos disease and lead poisoning litigation, medical malpractice, product liability, personal injury and workers’ compensation matters. The Firm has achieved thousands of settlements and numerous verdicts on behalf of its clients who were harmed by toxic substances. For more information, visit Lipsitz & Ponterio’s website at