Oliver N. Blaise, III, Esq.
Mr. Blaise joined Coughlin & Gerhart, L.L.P. in 1997 and is a Partner in the firm. He is Chair of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group, and his areas of practice include trial and appellate level work in civil litigation and workers’ compensation, representation of local municipalities and emergency service organizations. His civil litigation experience includes intellectual property, personal injury, commercial and contract disputes in state and federal courts. His municipal representation includes school districts, towns, villages and fire districts, as well as volunteer fire and ambulance companies.
Mr. Blaise is a member of the New York State, Broome County, American, and Tompkins County Bar Associations. He is a member of the Binghamton Sertoma Club and Broome County United Way Board of Directors.
State University of New York at Albany, B.A. History, cum laude, 1993; M.A. History, 1994;
Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1997
State of New York, 1998
United States District Court for the Northern (1999) and Western (2002) Districts of New York
United States District Court, District of Columbia, 2006
United States District Court, District of Colorado, 2006
United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals, 2003
United States District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 2007
United States Supreme Court, 2007