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Olivia L. Southam

Of Counsel


Olivia regularly assists businesses and individuals involved in contractual disputes or business torts through all phases of litigation, including discovery, depositions, motion practice, trial preparation, and appeal. She has extensive experience in defending insurers with respect to commercial, life, and disability coverage, including disputes that arise in the ERISA context.

Olivia likewise invests significant time in offering pro bono counsel to non-profit organizations and, in particular, churches and other religious institutions, on a wide array of issues.

Prior to joining the firm, Olivia served as a law clerk for the Honorable Deborah L. Cook of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Akron, Ohio, as well as the Honorable Gerald B. Tjoflat of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Jacksonville, Florida.