David S. Oliver - Attorney at Law

301 East Pine Street
Suite 1400
Post Office Box 3068 (32802-3068)
Orlando, Florida 32801

P 407-843-8880
F 407-244-5690

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Biography

David is a shareholder in the firm’s Orlando office and serves as chair of GrayRobinson’s business contingency fee practice. David is a trial lawyer with more than 30 years of experience. He has tried more than 50 jury trials and dozens of non-jury trials throughout his career.

Prior to joining GrayRobinson, David was owner of David Oliver, Attorney at Law. He has also held the position of partner at some of the largest law firms in the United States, and previously served as chair of a National Litigation Group practice.

Over the three decades of his law career, David has been involved with commercial and business tort litigation, contract litigation, class action litigation, general corporate and business representation, shareholder, partnership and joint venture litigation as well as select catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death litigation.

David was named “Attorney of the Year” in Bet-the-Company Litigation by Orlando Magazine in 2014.

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Education
  • College of William & Mary, B.A. (honors, 1982)
  • Florida State University College of Law, J.D. (high honors, 1985)
    • Article & Notes Editor, Florida State University Law Review
Admissions
  • Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. Court of Claims
Professional Associations & Memberships
  • The Florida Bar
Awards & Recognitions
  • AV-Preeminent™, Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2006-2018
  • Orlando Magazine Best Lawyers in Orlando, 2006-2017
    • “Lawyer of the Year,” Bet the Company Litigation, Orlando Magazine, 2014
  • Florida Super Lawyers, 2006, 2008-2015
  • Florida Trend’s “Legal Elite,” 2004, 2005, 2009-2012, 2015-2017
Reported Cases
  • HDE Inc. v. Bee Line Supply Company, --So.3d-- (Fla. 5th DCA 2016)
  • PEO Pro'ls, Inc. v. I-Group, Inc., 2015 Fla. App. LEXIS 14459 (Fla. 2d DCA 2015)
  • W.H.B. of Daytona, Inc. v. City of Daytona Beach, 2015 Fla. App. LEXIS 15076 (Fla. 5th DCA 2015)
  • Harding v. Orlando Apartments, LLC, 748 F.3d 1128 (11th Cir. 2014)
  • Pincus v. AMTRAK, 581 Fed. Appx. 88 (2d Cir. 2014)
  • Fowler v. Paradise Lakes Condominium Ass'n. 133 So.3d 576 (Fla. 5th DCA 2014)
  • Prime v. Post Buckley Schuh & Jernigan, 2013 WL 4506357 (M.D. Fla. Aug. 23, 2013)
  • Zlatkiss v. All American Team Concepts,125 So.3d 953 (Fla. 5th DCA 2013)
  • Street v. Allianz Life Insurance Co., 83 So. 3d 779 (Fla. 5th DCA 2011)
  • Williams v. Liberty Bancorporation, 40 So.3d 84 (Fla. 5th DCA 2010)
  • Schraw v. Estate of Hester, 751 So.2d 165 (Fla. 5th DCA 2000)
  • Stamm v. Native Homes, Inc., 721 So.2d 809 (Fla. 5th DCA 1998)
  • Kaplan v. Peterson, 674 So.2d 201 (Fla. 5th DCA 1996)
  • C&W Leasing, Inc. v. Orix Credit Alliance, 957 F.2d 815 (11th Cir. 1992)
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