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Mr. Attea is engaged in securities and corporate practice with emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, securities law, corporate governance and legal compliance programs. He also concentrates in executive employment agreements and compensation plans. In addition, he is involved in programs for minimizing liability exposures of directors and officers. Mr. Attea is also a member of the Canadian Cross Border Team.


Phillips Lytle LLP is a full-service law firm with passionate people who are guided by a pragmatic process. We take great pride working on complex litigation and transactional matters in each of our 36 practice areas, which include Banking & Financial Services, Business and Commercial Litigation, Corporate, Energy, Environment and Telecommunications. Our offices are located in Albany, Buffalo, Chautauqua, Garden City, New York and Rochester, NY, as well as Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. 


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Practice Areas


  1. Mergers & Acquisitions: 35%
  2. Securities Offerings: 20%
  3. International Law: 10%
  4. Contracts & Agreements: 10%
  5. Other: 25%
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Phillips Lytle LLP

One Canalside
125 Main Street
Buffalo, NY, 14203-2887


NYCurrently registered 196403/13/2015

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Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance ProfessionalsN/AN/A
State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law Dean's Advisory CouncilFounding MemberN/A
Bar Association of Erie CountyN/AN/A
New York State Bar Association Business Law JournalAdvisory BoardN/A
New York State Bar Association, House of DelegatesFormer MemberN/A
New York State Bar Association - Special Committee on Multi-Jurisdictional PracticeMemberN/A
New York State Bar Association - Committee on Securities RegulationN/AN/A
New York State Bar Association - Committee on Revision of the Not-for-Profit LawChairmanN/A
New York State Bar Association - Committee on CorporationsFormer ChairmanN/A
New York State Bar Association, Banking, Corporation and Business Law Section, Executive CommitteeFormer ChairmanN/A
New York State Bar AssociationN/AN/A
American Bar Association, Delegate and Mentor to the American Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Canisius College Center for EntrepreneurshipFormer Board MemberN/A
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Fordham University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1964
Canisius CollegeN/ABS - Bachelor of Science1961