Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham was founded in 2000 by three attorneys who practiced together at one of Buffalo’s largest and most prestigious law firms. The firm has grown to over 40 attorneys in four upstate New York offices. Our core services include business, banking, and corporate law, as well as commercial and insurance defense litigation.
We are dedicated to excellence in the practice of law. Our experienced attorneys are recognized as leaders in their fields, by Super Lawyers, Business First’s Legal Elite and 40 Under 40, among other industry publications and organizations. Our impact extends into the community through our service on not-for-profit and corporate boards, and leadership positions with state and local bar associations.
Rupp Baase has been honored for its unique culture, including recognition by Business First as a Most Admired Company and nine times as one of Western New York’s Best Places to Work.
Our team rises to every challenge with agility, understanding our clients’ particular legal needs to deliver strategic, creative, and cost-effective solutions to meet them. The breadth and depth of our experience is reflected in the diversity of our practices, where we’re proud to bring our special brand of innovation to clients across industries, including banking, insurance, real estate, professional services, education, automotive, construction, manufacturing, and technology.
Our experienced attorneys routinely are honored as leaders in their respective fields, with recognition from Super Lawyers, Business First’s Legal Elite, 40 Under 40, and 30 Under 30 listings, and A.M. Best’s list of Recommended Insurance Attorneys. And their impact extends far into our community through their volunteer roles, service on numerous not-for-profit and corporate boards, and leadership positions with state and local bar associations.
In addition to our practice across New York State, we also bring our clients state-specific expertise based on the admissions of a number of our attorneys. With offices in Buffalo, Lockport, Jamestown and Rochester, we can act quickly to assemble the teams and expertise our clients need—and the spirit to consistently create true partnerships.