Carlo A.C. de Oliveira

Carlo A.C. de Oliveira

Senior Litigaton Associate
Albany, New York

Carlo A. C. de Oliveira is a bi-lingual attorney who focuses his practice in the areas of civil rights litigation, employment and labor law, public sector law and immigration. Carlo has also successfully litigated boundary dispute cases in New York.

Originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Carlo graduated from Hartwick College, magna cum laude, with an undergraduate degree in Political Science. He then attended law school at the University of Maryland School of Law in Baltimore, Maryland. While in Law School, Carlo represented clients before the United States Immigration Court, Baltimore, Maryland and, in recognition of his work, he was presented with The Ward Kershaw Fund Award for outstanding skills of advocacy on behalf of a client. Carlo has also completed two and a half years of a vigorous five-year Bachelor of Law program at Pontifícia Universidade Católica, Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Brazil.

Carlo is a proud member of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) and the New York State Bar Association ("NYSBA"). Carlo has attended both NELA's and NYSBA's trial schools. Carlo is also a proud member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the Albany County Bar Association.

Carlo joined Cooper Erving & Savage LLP in November 2013 and since joining the firm Carlo has argued cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the United States District Court for the Northern District of New York and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida. Carlo has tried cases to verdict in both State and Federal Court.

Carlo married his college sweetheart, Donna, an elementary school teacher. They have two beautiful daughters, Chloe and Cameron. Carlo is also actively involved in his community. He currently presides over the Ravena Soccer Club Board and volunteers as a coach during the year.

For further information, see the firm's employment law website

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Rights
  • Employment & Labor Law
  • Public Sector Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Education Law
  • Immigration

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts, 2007
  • New York, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of New York, 2010
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 2014
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court District of Columbia, 2014
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, 2014
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 2017


  • University of Maryland School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • Juris Doctor - May, 2007
  • Hartwick College, Oneonta, New York
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude - December, 2001
  • Columbia-Greene Community College, Hudson , New York
    • Associate of Science magna cum laude - 2000


  • "ADA, FMLA, and Workers’ Compensation", Sterling Education Services Continuing Education Seminar - Albany, NY - February 4, 2016

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Albany County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association


  • English
  • Portuguese