New York, NY/Press/March 27, 2019 – G. Oliver Koppell, Principal Attorney at The Law Offices Of G. Oliver Koppell & Associates was selected for inclusion into the Top Attorneys of North America 2019-2020 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
“We are a law firm who has earned a reputation for results.” – G. Oliver Koppell
The Law Offices of G. Oliver Koppell & Associates is a well-established firm located in midtown Manhattan serving clients throughout the New York Metropolitan area in a wide range of legal matters involving employment discrimination. They handle cases in personal injury and malpractice, commercial and business litigation, consumer and product liability class actions and appellate representation. Led By Former New York Attorney General G. Oliver Koppell the skilled team of lawyers has the skills and experience to ensure your legal needs are being meet. At the Law Offices of G. Oliver Koppell & Associates, they are proud of the results they have achieved for their clients.
G. Oliver Koppell brings more than 40 years of legal experience. He was admitted to practice law in New York State in 1966 as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern District of New York, in the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and in the Supreme Court of the United States. In fact, Mr. Koppell has argued before the Supreme Court of the United States. His area of concentration is litigation. As the firm’s principal attorney, he and his legal team have successfully handled many cases that have resulted in substantial six figure settlements or verdicts for their clients, and several cases have settled in the millions.
In the 1990’s, Mr. Koppell served as Attorney General of the State of New York, heading an office of over 400 lawyers. As Attorney General, Mr. Koppell initiated dozens of public interest lawsuits, collected over $100,000,000 for the state treasury, and negotiated the largest environmental settlement in the history of New York.
Prior to his service as Attorney General, Mr. Koppell was a member of the New York State Legislature where he authored over 280 laws, including the New York State Returnable Container Act (“The Bottle Bill”). the Eminent Domain Procedure Law, the Adult Guardian Law, revisions of the Business Corporation Law, and the Home Energy Fair Practices Act. In addition, he has served as a member of the New York State Assembly and the New York City Council. As Chair of the Assembly Judiciary Committee, Mr. Koppell was responsible for all legislation affecting the operation of the New York State Court System.
Mr. Koppell is a cum laude graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School. He began his legal career at the distinguished New York firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore. Mr. Koppell was named a Super Lawyer in the years 2013 and 2016.
Mr. Koppell is married to Lorraine Coyle, they have three children and five grandchildren.
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