Paul Oliver Eisler
D.C. and Maryland Attorney
Paul Oliver Eisler built his legal practice to meet the high standards of Fortune 500 company leaders, Olympic athletes, entrepreneurs, and many others in Washington, D.C. and Maryland who have needed solid legal advice.
Over the years, his insights into matters of legal importance to the communications and technology sectors in particular have earned him the business of leading trade associations. He has experience collaborating with government and civil society.
While not presently seeking new clients from the general public because of his work commitments, Paul remains active in the legal community and stays informed about the state of the law.
A member of the District of Columbia and Maryland bars, Paul maintains various pro bono activities and has experience forming nonprofits. Below, you can find out more about his legal career and qualifications.
CREDENTIALS & ASSOCIATIONS
Paul received his J.D. with honors from American University Washington College of Law in 2012. He was the youngest member of the class, having enrolled at twenty years of age. He was also a staff member of the American University Law Review, a top-50 U.S. law journal, and an editor of the Arbitration Brief. He earned a legal research fellowship that focused on economic policy.
In his legal career, he has consistently maintained good standing with the District of Columbia and Maryland bars. He also joined voluntary professional organizations for attorneys, including the American Bar Association, the Maryland Bar Association, the Federal Communications Bar Association, and the American Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists.
Paul is a magna cum laude graduate of the Pennsylvania State University, where he was Chief Justice of the Student Court and earned a Bachelor of Humanities in just three years with a major in English. He was a graduate of the honors program and wrote his thesis on themes of law and justice in classic American literature.
INDUSTRY & SOCIETY
A lawyer for trade associations and other industry groups in Washington, D.C., Paul has advised clients on legislation, judicial opinions, and proceedings before a wide variety of government agencies. The solid majority of his industry clients have been stakeholders in the communications and technology sectors.
His work has been used to foster and strengthen public-private partnerships, promote civil society engagement, and increase cooperation among various sectors of the economy to self-govern. To that effect, he has been involved in the development of industry best practices and other guidelines for industry.
Whether advising a Fortune 500 company or a small business, every client gets personal service.
Paul’s legal services have empowered entrepreneurs throughout Washington, D.C. and Maryland with the information they need to make important decisions. He has worked with small startup companies and well-established local brands. The total value of estates he has planned exceeds $30 million, and he has resolved disputes involving more than $200,000.
On behalf of nonprofit clients, he has corresponded with the IRS and the Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation for the purpose of securing tax-exempt status.