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Paul Oliver


 Paul Oliver

Greater Atlanta Area

Paul Oliver, an AV rated attorney and a Principal in the firm, is a respected trial attorney who has more than 40 years of diverse trial and legal experience. He has practiced as a principal with the largest firm in the country and with a medium sized labor firm, as well as with a small minority firm. He has handled all types of trial and appellate matters in Georgia and Federal Circuit Courts, including employment discrimination and wrongful discharge claims, collective actions and class actions under AWPA and FLSA, breach of employment or commercial agreements involving restrictive covenants and trade secrets, commercial banking and other commercial transactions such as RICO claims, claims against real estate and personal property, and other commercial torts. Since joining Wimberly Lawson in 1997, Paul has dedicated his practice primarily to employment-related discrimination and labor matters and to representation of litigants with commercial and business disputes. In addition to his active litigation practice, Paul Oliver provides mediation and internal investigation services. He is a registered Mediator. 


Paul is a graduate of Yale University (1971) and Harvard Law School (1974). He has been active in The American Bar Association, the National Bar Association, and Gate City Bar and is a Master of the Bench, Bleckley Inn of Court. He was an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgia State University College of Law for many years and often speaks and writes about legal issues of interest to his clients.

Paul Oliver's Latest Resources

New Horizons in Employment Discrimination — Changing Definitions and Expanding Liability
March 06, 2023

New Horizons in Employment Discrimination — Changing Definitions and Expanding Liability

Changes in EEOC regulations and interpretations, and some recent court decisions, have expanded the scope of conduct that can be considered actionable discrimination.  This webinar will examine new developments pertinent to multi-racial workforces and expanding concepts of gender identity, as well as the potential impact of a U.S. Supreme Court decision on high-profile cases challenging affirmative action. 

August 23, 2022

Webinar: Love is a Battlefield: The Intersection of Workplace Romance and Sexual Harassment

March 29, 2022

Webinar: 10 Things That Might Make Your Company an Attractive Target to a Plaintiff’s Lawyer