Donald D. Oliver

With over 30 years of experience, Don is well known for his representation of labor unions in a broad variety of labor and employment matters. His down-to-earth intelligence and oral advocacy has earned him recognition in The Best Lawyers in America and New York Super Lawyers.

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Donald D. Oliver
Areas Of PracticeEducation
  • B.A., Syracuse University, 1970, Cum Laude
  • J.D., Syracuse University College of Law, 1979 Magna Cum Laude
Bar & Court Admissions
  • New York State
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Western Districts of New York
  • United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
  • United States Supreme Court.
  • Co-Author “Project Labor Agreements Offer Opportunity for Significant Savings on Public Construction Projects,” New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 71, No. 7, 1999.
  • “False Statements to the Federal Bureau of Investigation: The Uncertain Law,” 29 Syracuse Law Review, 1978.
Speaking Engagements
  • Numerous presentations at meetings of the New York State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section.
  • AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee, and Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association.
  • Executive Editor, Syracuse Law Review, 1978-1979;
  • Member, Justinian Society;
  • Order of the Coif;
  • Member, Board of Directors, Legal Services of Central New York, Inc., 1990-1996;
  • Treasurer, 1994-1995;
  • Secretary, 1995-1996;
  • Member, Pro Bono Consortium Advisory Board, 1995-1997;
  • LERA of Central New York;
  • AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee, Onondaga County, Madison County, New York State (Member, Labor and Employment Law Section; Chair, Fair Labor Standards Committee, 1987-1990;
  • Chair, Internal Union Affairs Committee, 1990-1996;
  • Co-Chair, Labor Relations Law and Procedure Committee, 1996-2004; Section Chair, 2006-2007) and American (Member, Labor Law Section) Bar Associations;
  • Northern District of New York Federal Court Bar Association (Vice President, Central New York Chapter, 2003-2006; President Elect, 2006-2007; President 2007-2008); The College of Labor & Employment Lawyers, Inc.