Carlo A.C. de Oliveira

Carlo A.C. de Oliveira

Albany, New York

Carlo A. C. de Oliveira is a bi-lingual attorney who focuses his practice in the areas of labor and employment, civil rights, student education rights, criminal law, municipal law, and immigration.  Carlo is an experienced litigator and has obtained successful rulings for clients in these areas of law.  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, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, and the State of New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Judicial Department.

Originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Carlo graduated magna cum laude from Columbia-Greene Community College, with an Associate Degree in Science in 2000, and magna cum laude from Hartwick College, with a Bachelors Degree in Political Science in 2001. 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.

In 2018, Carlo was nominated for an Associate Fellowship in the Litigation Counsel of America (LCA), a trial lawyer honorary society whose membership is limited to less than one-half of one percent of North American lawyers, judges and scholars.  Carlo was also selected by Super Lawyers as a top ranked employment and labor attorney in Albany, New York in 2017.  He is also a proud member of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), the New York State Bar Association, and the Albany County Bar Association.

Carlo joined Cooper Erving & Savage LLP in November 2013 and has contributed to strengthen one of the firm’s core practice areas: employment law and civil rights litigation.  Carlo has tried cases to verdict in both State and Federal Court.

Carlo is married to 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.

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. Bankruptcy Court District of Columbia, 2014
  • U.S. District Court District of Vermont, 2017
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 2nd Circuit, 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
    • Major: Political Science
  • Columbia-Greene Community College, Hudson , New York
    • Associate of Science magna cum laude - 2000

Representative Cases


  • "ADA, FMLA, and Workers’ Compensation", Sterling Education Services Continuing Education Seminar - Albany, NY - February 4, 2016
  • Speaker: “Race and Sexual Harassment in the Workplace”, Excelsior College, Dec. 13, 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Albany County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Associate Fellow – Litigation Counsel of America


  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish