Richard A. Sypek

Richard A. Sypek

Springfield, Massachusetts
Richard A. Sypek, a resident of Westfield, is a graduate of Fairfield University (B.A. 1980) and Western New England School of Law (J.D. 1983). Rich was a former partner in the West Springfield law firm of Murray, Fitzgerald, Sabella and Donahue and was a law clerk for the Hampden County District Attorney's office from 1981-1983. Rich was admitted to the Massachusetts and United States Federal District Court in 1983 and is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association and Hampden County Bar Association. He was formerly Chairman of the West Springfield Zoning Board of Appeals.

Areas of Practice

  • 10% Personal Injury
  • 15% Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • 25% Zoning/ Corporate/ Development

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1983


  • Western New England College School of Law, Springfield, Massachusetts
    • J.D. - 1983
  • Fairfield University, Fairfield, Connecticut
    • B.S.
    • Honors: Deans List
    • Major: Accounting

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Hampden County Bar Association, Member, 1983 - Present
  • Massachusetts Bar Association, Member
  • West Springfield Zoning Board of Appeals, Chairman

Past Employment Positions

  • Murray, Fitzgerald, Sabella and Donahue, Partner, 1983 - 1991

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of Directors, Amelia Pak Childrens Museum, Westfield, MA, 2006 - 2007
  • Vice Chairman, Parish Council, St. Marys Church, 2006 - Present
  • Zoning Board of Appeals - Chairman - Town of West Springfield
  • Board of Directors - Westfield Youth Hockey Association, 2002 - 2005