Frank M. Oliva

Associate

New York
T 212.847.2898  |  F 212.589.4201

Frank Oliva focuses his practice on complex commercial litigation, securities litigation and bankruptcy. Eager to expand his knowledge, Frank fully immerses himself in a litigation, ensuring no detail is left unexamined.

Frank has contributed to BakerHostetler’s Class Action Lawsuit Defense blog, providing news and commentary on recent class actions, trends and issues of interest.

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  • Currently working on a variety of discovery matters in connection with BakerHostetler’s role as court-appointed counsel to the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC.
  • Performed investigatory work for team that represented a former London-based JPM managing director whose cooperation was sought in the investigation related to a multibillion-dollar trading loss for the bank. Created chronologies to determine occurrences on specific dates in question during trading loss.
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Experience

  • Currently working on a variety of discovery matters in connection with BakerHostetler’s role as court-appointed counsel to the Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee for the liquidation of Bernard L. Madoff Investment Securities LLC.
  • Performed investigatory work for team that represented a former London-based JPM managing director whose cooperation was sought in the investigation related to a multibillion-dollar trading loss for the bank. Created chronologies to determine occurrences on specific dates in question during trading loss.
  • Performed investigatory work during insider trading investigation related to individual who had invested in securities company prior to its acquisition by a major private equity firm. Analyzed communications of individual in question and prepared witnesses for government interviews.
  • Assisted with the internal investigation of the misappropriation of client assets at a multiclient family office and portfolio management services firm with more than $7 billion in assets under management. Identified unauthorized checks and credit card purchases charged to one of the firm's clients and helped draft a report covering the extent of the misappropriations and how they occurred.

Community

  • Operation Smile

Pro Bono

  • Represented client on death row and filed appeal to sentence.

Services

Prior Positions

  • Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP (2010)
  • Legal Extern for the Nassau County District Attorney's Office (2009)
    • Aided in prosecution of misdemeanor cases

Admissions

  • New York, 2011

Education

  • J.D., Hofstra University School of Law, 2010, magna cum laude; Associate Editor, Hofstra Law Review
  • B.B.A., Hofstra University, 2007, magna cum laude