Kenneth S. Oliver

Commercial Litigation Department
Group Head, Healthcare & General Liability Defense Group
Kenneth S. Oliver

“Is my philosophy that a great attorney must be honest, confident, analytical, attentive, trustworthy, responsive and have a great work ethic. I bring these qualities to each case and work toward solutions in a timely and economical fashion. Additionally, my time spent on various business and charitable boards ”




  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern & Eastern Districts of New York


  • J.D., Loyola University School of Law
  • B.A., Tulane University


  • New York State Medical Malpractice Defense Bar Association

Kenneth S. Oliver is a partner in the firm and is Group Head of the Healthcare & General Liability Defense Group where he represents clients in jury trials of complex liability matters.

As a battle tested litigator for over four decades, Mr. Oliver defends major teaching hospitals, medical practices, individual physicians and nursing homes in high exposure lawsuits, and also represents physicians in professional disciplinary actions.

He is an integral member in the medical malpractice community, being a member of the New York State Medical Malpractice Defense Bar Association and enhancing the field by developing and implementing defense strategies for individual healthcare professionals and institutions.  He also has expertise with complex general liability claims.  Being well regarded in the legal community, he provides continuing legal education at local as well as national bar associations and lectures on risk management issues at various healthcare institutions.

Mr. Oliver is included in the 2023 edition of The Best Lawyers In America® for Medical Malpractice.

Mr. Oliver has been selected for inclusion in the New York Metro Super Lawyers ® list for Medical Malpractice Defense.

He also has a rating of “AV Pre-Eminent” by Martindale-Hubbell.

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