507 Plum St., Suite 310,
Syracuse, New York 13204

John R. Appler

John R. Appler

(315) 477-6215

(315) 425-3615



John R. Appler practices in the areas of business and real estate law.  He counsels clients in a wide range of matters, including mergers and acquisitions, real estate acquisitions and sales, commercial leasing, private equity placements and business succession planning. 

John is a frequent lecturer on various business law topics throughout New York State.  He was recently named as a "rising star" in the 2014 New York Super Lawyers (Upstate Edition) publication.

John was a member of the Georgetown University Law Center’s tax journal, The Tax Lawyer. 

Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Commercial Real Estate Law
  • Healthcare Law
  • Banking Law


  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1998.
  • SUNY at Geneseo, B.A., 1995.


  • Onondaga County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association



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