James Harry Oliverio

James Harry Oliverio, an associate, concentrates his practice on general business and commercial litigation in state and federal courts in New Jersey, and state courts in New York.

James focuses on representing businesses of all sizes in high-stakes commercial disputes covering a broad spectrum of matters, including breach of contract, product liability, the New Jersey Consumer Fraud Act, corporate/shareholder disputes and insurance/indemnification.

He also represents individuals in white-collar criminal matters, counsels businesses during federal/state investigations and advises companies on risk-management strategies.



  • Clerkship, Hon. Charles E. Powers, Jr., J.S.C., Bergen County Superior Court, Civil Division, 2014-2015
  • Roger Williams University School of Law, J.D., 2013, summa cum laude
    • managing editor, Roger Williams University Law Review, 2012-2013
  • Providence College, B.A., Philosophy, 2010

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 2014
  • New Jersey, 2013
  • Rhode Island, 2013

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey, 2016
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, 2018
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York, 2018
Career Highlights

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers®, Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch list for Commercial Litigation, 2022

Professional Memberships

  • NJ State Bar Association, Member, Media Law Committee
  • New York State Bar Association


  • Author, “The Great Instrument of Chicanery: An Appeal for Greater Judicial Scrutiny of Solvent Insurers’ Schemes of Arrangement,” 17 Roger Williams U. L. Rev. 439 (2012)
  • Co-author, “Talking ‘Timely’ Removal in Multidefendant Litigation,” Law 360, June 20, 2011

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