Area of Practice
Harvard Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2013; Notes Editor, Harvard Law Review
University of Miami, B.A., summa cum laude, Computer Science; Minor in Finance, 2009; Phi Beta Kappa; Departmental Honors
Hon. Diane S. Sykes, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, 2013 – 2014
United States Court of Appeals: Seventh Circuit
Pascual Oliu focuses on complex civil litigation in federal and state courts. He has assisted clients in trials and appeals concerning securities litigation, construction law, commercial contract disputes, international judgment enforcement, and more. He also participates in the firm’s pro bono representation of a class of Florida children seeking to enforce their federal Medicaid rights.
Representative matters include:
- Defending a client’s multi-billion dollar judgment in various appeals arising from one of the nation’s largest bankruptcy proceedings.
- Representing the owner of a large construction project in litigation between the designer, general contractor, and sureties, involving allegations of defective construction, constructive acceleration, and delayed completion.
- Representing a major law firm in a class-action case concerning securities law and professional liability claims.
- Advocating pro bono on behalf of Florida children and pediatricians in a civil-rights class action against the state of Florida.
- Enforcing a federal judgment both domestically and abroad in a case involving numerous issues of first impression and a far-ranging search for concealed assets.
- Representing an investment partnership in an action against a general partner involving allegations of misconduct and misappropriation of funds.
- Advising businesses about the litigation consequences of proposed mergers and the restructuring of various partnership agreements.
Mr. Oliu joined Boies, Schiller & Flexner after serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Diane S. Sykes of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. He earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he was a Notes Editor for the Harvard Law Review.
Note, The SEC Is Not an Independent Agency, 126 Harv. L. Rev. 781 (2013).