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Oliver Beiersdorf

Partner

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School, 1997, J.D.
  • University of Oregon, 1993, B.A.
  • University of Stuttgart, Germany, studied politics and international relations for one year as a fully matriculated student.

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • New York
  • New Jersey

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - District of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court - Western District of New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Second Circuit

Languages

  • German

Oliver's practice focuses on aviation, marine, commercial and product liability litigation. Oliver has successfully represented foreign and domestic airlines, product manufacturers and distributors, airport operators, vessel owners, and ship brokers and agents in federal and state courts throughout the United States. Oliver also has extensive experience in the areas of contract and insurance law, as well as international treaties, such as the Warsaw and Montreal Conventions. His experience includes representing clients in multi-district mass tort litigation. 

Employment History

  • 2006 - Reed Smith
  • 2001 - Condon & Forsyth
  • 1997 - Brown Gavalas & Fromm

Clerkships

  • Honorable William D. Friedmann, Supreme Court - New York, Appellate Division, Second Department

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized in Chambers USA as one of America's leading lawyers (2014)

Professional Affiliations

  • Federal Bar Council
  • American Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers' Association