Paul Oliver Eisler
D.C. and Maryland Attorney
Paul Oliver Eisler has been a lawyer of choice for industry groups that represent high technology and communications companies, from Fortune 500 market leaders to small cooperatives. He also provides legal solutions to businesses and individuals.
Clients have included CEOs, Olympic athletes, fellow lawyers, and passionate entrepreneurs, among other people in Washington, D.C. and Maryland who have required a skilled practitioner to focus on their business or personal finance matters.
Paul can handle the formation of different types of companies and nonprofits, plan estates subject to taxation to preserve the value of clients’ hard work, and facilitate out-of-court dispute resolution, in some cases avoiding years of costly litigation.
Though not presently taking on new clients, he remains an active member of the D.C. and Maryland legal communities. Below, you can find out more about his career and qualifications.
ADVISOR TO INDUSTRY LEADERS
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. Combining knowledge of policy and law, his work has defined processes for fostering public-private partnerships, promoting civil society engagement, and increasing cooperation among diverse stakeholders. His legal insights have been instrumental in the development of best practices and other guidelines for industry.
Entrepreneurs have hired Paul to help them choose advantageous business structures. Clients with high net worth estates, valued at millions of dollars, have benefited from intense planning to protects their interests. Paul also has considerable experience helping parties resolve disputes without litigation. On behalf of nonprofit clients, he has corresponded with the IRS and the Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation for the purpose of seeking tax-exempt status.
CREDENTIALS & ASSOCIATIONS
Paul received his J.D. with honors from American University Washington College of Law in 2012. He was notably the youngest member of the class, having enrolled at just twenty years of age. He was a staff member of the American University Law Review, which is ranked among the top-50 U.S. law journals, and an editor of the Arbitration Brief. He was also a Legal Research Fellow, focusing on laws that affect economic policy and trade.
Paul is a member of both the District of Columbia and Maryland bars. He has 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.
He 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 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.