Meyer, Unkovic & Scott recently announced that Partner Antoinette (“Nette”) Oliver was named Co-Chair of the firm’s Associates Committee. Oliver joins Partner Christopher P. Smith, Jr. as leaders of the committee charged with the overall professional development of the firm’s associates. Smith has served as committee Co-Chair for the past several years, and is also a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.
Oliver is a member of Meyer, Unkovic & Scott’s Business Litigation, Insurance Coverage Litigation, Employment Law & Employee Benefits, and Intellectual Property Groups. Her business litigation practice involves representing clients in commercial disputes in both state and federal court, as well as in arbitration proceedings. She has litigated claims for breach of contract, fraud, negligence, UCC, insurance coverage, and collection matters. Oliver has substantial experience in defending clients against products liability and personal injury claims. She also represents clients in employment law matters, including employment discrimination claims, post-employment restrictions, covenants not to compete, and wage payment claims. In addition, Oliver focuses her practice on intellectual property law including trademarks and trade secret litigation, and has represented individuals and companies before the Internal Revenue Service (in connection with examinations and appeals of audits), the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue, and the United States Tax Court (in connection with tax litigation).
In addition to her business practice, Oliver is co-manager of the Landlord Tenant Project, a signature project of the Pittsburgh Pro Bono Partnership. The project helps low income individuals who have been denied public housing or are facing difficulties in connection with private housing. Earlier this year the project received national recognition as Meyer, Unkovic & Scott, along with partners Arconic, Inc. and Alcoa Corporation, received the 2017 Corporate Pro Bono (CPBO) Partner Award.