Meyer, Unkovic & Scott today announced that it has promoted attorney Antoinette Oliver to partner.
Oliver has worked as an attorney at Meyer, Unkovic & Scott since 2007. She is part of the firm’s Business Litigation, Energy & Mineral Rights Law, Insurance Coverage Litigation, Employment Law & Employee Benefits, and Intellectual Property Groups. She frequently represents clients in commercial disputes involving breach of contract, fraud, negligence, trade secrets, personal injury, products liability, insurance coverage and collection matters. She also helps clients in employment law matters and tax audits and litigation.
In addition to her business practice, Oliver manages the firm’s Landlord Tenant Project. The project is a signature mission of the Pittsburgh Pro Bono Partnership, operated in conjunction with Neighborhood Legal Services and the Allegheny County Bar Foundation. The project helps low income individuals who have been denied public housing or are facing difficulties in connection with private housing. The Allegheny County Bar Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association each honored the successful project with their “Pro Bono Awards.”
In 2015, The Legal Intelligencer recognized Oliver as a “Lawyer on the Fast Track.” Pennsylvania Super Lawyers has also recognized Oliver to its list of “Rising Stars” each year since 2013.
Oliver earned her juris doctor in 2007 from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and was the recipient of the Dean’s Scholarship for academic achievement. While in law school, she served as editor of the Pittsburgh Journal of Environmental and Public Health Law. She graduated cum laude from Smith College in 2002. Oliver resides in Mount Lebanon.