ALBANY — Cooper Erving & Savage, LLP, a leading law firm in the Capital District, announce Carlo A. C. de Oliveira has been named its newest partner, effective March 1. de Oliveira has been with the firm since November 2013, and has contributed to strengthen one of the firm’s core practice areas: employment law and civil rights litigation.
de Oliveira is a 2007 graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law in Baltimore, Maryland. Locally, he graduated magna cum laude from Columbia-Greene Community College, with an Associate Degree in Science in 2000, and magna cum laude from Hartwick College, with a Bachelors Degree in Political Science in 2001. His practice focuses on the areas of labor and employment, civil rights, student education rights, criminal law, municipal law, and immigration. de Oliveira is an experienced litigator and has obtained successful rulings for clients in these areas of law. He has argued cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, and the State of New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department.
de Oliveira has recently been nominated for an Associate Fellowship in the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA), a trial lawyer honorary society whose membership is limited to less than one-half of one percent of North American lawyers, judges and scholars. In 2017, he was selected by Super Lawyers as a top ranked employment and labor attorney in Albany. He is also a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), the New York State Bar Association and the Albany County Bar Association.
Brian D. Deinhart joined Cooper Erving & Savage as an associate in 2017 and is admitted to practice in the State of New York. He focuses his practice on Civil Rights and Employment Litigation and Personal Injury.
Deinhart graduated from Cornell Law School in 2017 with a concentration in public law. While at Cornell, Deinhart was a member of the school’s interscholastic mock trial team. He also co-founded Cornell’s constitutional literacy project, which sends law students to teach constitutional law and jurisprudence to local high school students as part of their curriculum.
Prior to attending law school, Deinhart graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University at Albany, with majors in Philosophy and English, and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa.