Christopher R. Poole focuses his practice in the area of commercial litigation. He represents clients engaged in a wide variety of high-stakes legal disputes. Mr. Poole’s clients range from individuals, small family-owned businesses, high-profile companies based in Western New York, and international conglomerates.

Mr. Poole has nearly twenty years of experience handling complex litigation matters involving commercial litigation, business disputes, labor and employment, employment discrimination, municipal law, and personal injury.

Prior to joining Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria, Mr. Poole served as an attorney for the City of Buffalo and the Buffalo Board of Education. In these roles, Mr. Poole represented these municipal entities, their officers, and employees in Federal and State Court as well as administrative proceedings, arbitrations, and mediations.

Bar and Court Admissions

  • State of New York
  • United States District Court, Western District of New York
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Western District of New York


  • State University of New York at Buffalo, J.D., 2005
  • Syracuse University, B.A., 2002 (Chancellor Scholar)

Professional Associations

  • Member, Bar Association of Erie County
  • Member, Western New York Trial Lawyers Association
  • Former Board Member, Defense Trial Lawyers Association of Western New York

Community Involvement

  • Member, Allentown Association
  • Member, Canisius High School Board of Governors
  • Volunteer, Buffalo Olmstead Parks Conservancy
  • Volunteer, WNY American Heart Association