Paul Oliver Eisler
D.C. and Maryland Attorney
Paul Oliver Eisler is an independent attorney and part of a new wave of legal entrepreneurs who leverage technology, mobility, and innovation to offer services traditionally associated with large firms at fair rates.
His legal insights have earned him repeat business from premier trade associations based in Washington, D.C., and in that capacity he collaborates with Fortune 500 companies such as AT&T, CenturyLink, Cisco, IBM, Intel, and Verizon as well as other well-recognized industry leaders.
As a member of the District of Columbia and Maryland bars, he has helped startups and growing businesses choose legal structures suitable for their needs, opening pathways to their success.
He also offers estate planning and dispute resolution to clients from many walks of life. He is a firm believer that out-of-court solutions tend to make clients happier and benefit society.
Below, you can find more about his 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 age twenty. 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. Further, he earned a legal research fellowship, which focused on commerce and economic policy, and he was appointed the representative to the faculty senate on legal research technology.
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 & GOVERNMENT
A lawyer for trade associations in Washington, D.C., Paul advises leading providers of communications infrastructure, from high-speed Internet and phones to cable television, and industries that depend on these services. He also advises tech companies, from software developers to product manufacturers.
His analysis informs client views of legislation, court rulings, and proceedings before agencies such as the Federal Communications Commission, the Federal Trade Commission, the Department of Energy, the Department of Commerce, and state-level agencies.
Whether advising a Fortune 500 company or a small business, every client deserves dependable 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.