Olivia Orlando Associate

     

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Olivia Orlando focuses her legal practice on commercial and contract disputes, employment & labor issues, and  insurance matters. She also litigates cases involving government investigations & white collar defense, casualty, transportation, toxic tort, product liability and health care issues. Given her wealth of experience, Olivia is well suited to provide powerful and personalized solutions to clients in matters arising from complex legal disputes. She has a particular interest in Women's Rights Law and reproductive justice.   

Prior to joining Wilson Elser, Olivia served as an Assistant District Attorney at the Bronx County District Attorney’s Office and more recently as an Assistant Corporation Counsel at the New York City Law Department. At the Bronx DA Office, Olivia prosecuted a wide variety of felony cases, including assaults, robberies, burglaries, firearms possession and attempted murders. Additionally, she drafted numerous search warrants and subpoenas and has substantial felony jury trial experience. At the New York City Law Department, Olivia was responsible for defending the City of New York and its agencies in personal injury and property damage disputes; she also conducted and defended multiple virtual depositions, and attended court appearances in person and virtually. Olivia successfully drafted and orally argued several motions to dismiss on behalf of the City. 

In law school, Olivia was elected by the student body to serve as executive president of the Student Bar Association and had an article published in the Albany Law School Government Law Review