RAYMOND A. OLIVER born Paterson, New Jersey. Admitted to New Jersey and Washington, DC bars for state and federal practice. Past Chair, Administrative Law Section, NJSBA. Past Chair, International Litigation Committee, NJSBA. Served as chief campaign counsel for City of Paterson, New Jersey mayoral campaigns of Martin "Marty" Barnes, first African American Mayor of Paterson. Invited speaker on middle eastern affairs. Represents international clients from UN on private and official matters. Member Board of Governors, National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences-EMMY awards. Chair, Membership Committee, Television Academy EMMY awards. Educational includes: Harvard Law School, certificate in International Litigation, Mass Torts and Problems in Civil Procedure with renown expert Art Miller. International Litigation was with renowned authority Anne Marie Slaughter, now dean of Princeton Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy and of the Presidents National Security Council. Graduated from John Marshall Law School, Chicago, Illinois receiving Juris Doctor degree. Attended New York University Graduate School of Politics, Political Philosophy division. Attended the New School for Social Research, New York, NY in graduate courses on Urban Economics and in Philosophy of the Mind course instructed by the world renowned political theorist, Hannah Arendt. Hannah Arendt was mentored by the great 20th century philosopher Martin Heidegger. Additional graduate courses included Sociology of Religion where Oliver conducted in-depth research on Chicago religious cults, under direction of acclaimed sociologist Tom Gannon,SJ. Oliver served as special features correspondent for The Al Riyadh and the Riyadh English Daily during the Gulf War. He has written on Biblical Archaeology and maintains a blog, "Reverb Politics." Oliver holds an A.B. (Bachelor of Arts) from Loyola University Chicago. A J.D. from John Marshall Law School, Chicago and a Certificate for advanced courses at Harvard Law School. Early affiliations were with the Paterson Redevelopment Agency, where he authored NJ Supreme Court legal briefs on urban renewal law. Professional career began by prosecuting cases for the Illinois Attorney General, Chicago, general law division. Clients include, Weight Watchers Int. leasehold litigation; Middle East Airlines; RAMCO / RAMTEK aircraft; Missions/Embassies to UN; LOT Air disaster litigation; ISRAELI research-filtration corporation and other complex and routine legal matters.
As a "top tier firm," Oliver represented corporations and persons, including film producers, recording artists and Broadway actors.
Ray Oliver is attributed credit for legal representation in filmmaker Jake Gorst’s 2007 Emmy award winning nationally broadcast PBS documentary, Farmboy. Additional information about the author is available by internet key search: “rayoliveresq.”
Mr. Oliver is admitted to numerous Who's Who publications, including Who's Who in America. He has been nominated / selected for inclusion into Who's Who Registries.
Ray Oliver, Esq. is active in publishing in all areas and levels of local, state, federal and international law.
He is not currently active in representation of clients.
OLIVER*BINELLI a predecessor law firm
New Jersey 1979 - 2013
Washington, DC. 1980- 2007
HARVARD LAW - Advanced instruction
JOHN MARSHALL LAW- Chicago, Ill.
New York University-Grad School Politics
New School- NY,NY. Political Philosophy
LOYOLA UNIV CHICAGO- A.B. Political Sci
Professional Associations & Memberships
Bd. of Governors- NATAS-NY Television Academy for EMMY awards
Chair, Membership Cmmtt- NATAS-NY Television Academy for EMMY awards
CHIEF CAMPAIGN COUNSEL- NJ's 3rd largest City
Chair, International Law Commtt New Jersey State Bar Assoc
Chair, Administrative Law Section, New Jersey State Bar Assoc
Honors and Awards
Who's Who In American Law (past inclusion)
Who's Who In The World (past inclusion)
Newly Emerging Leaders
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