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Lippes Mathias promotes two lawyers

Tuesday, August 04, 2020 @ 1:12 PM | By John Chunn


Lippes Mathias Wexler Friedman LLP announced the promotions of Elise M. Edwards and Andrew J. Olek to senior associate. 

“These promotions recognize the consistent high-quality performances and contributions Elise and Andrew have made to not only their specific practice areas, but also to the firm’s sustained growth and success,” said Kevin J. Cross, managing partner, Lippes Mathias. 

According to the firm’s press release, Edwards focuses primarily on health care and life science business transactions, health-care compliance issues and general business transactions. Her experience includes counselling hospitals, physicians and physician group practices, health plans, startups and general businesses on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) transactions, insurance regulation, corporate finance, information technology matters, compliance matters and reorganizations. Edwards also regularly assists not-for-profit organizations in all aspects of their organization and operation.

Olek assists clients on business formation, including limited liability companies, and corporations and advises businesses and entrepreneurs on entity and internal organizational structure, financing options, contract negotiation and general business planning. He has guided clients through the startup phase, buy-sell agreements, and M&A negotiations, as well as franchising opportunities. Olek also assists clients with protecting and licensing their intellectual property rights.