Gideon Oliver, Esq.
Gideon Oliver, Esq. was raised by Harriet S. Bougen and Lewis B. Oliver, Jr., two lawyers who practiced together as Oliver & Oliver in Albany, New York.For nearly three decades, the slogan of Oliver & Oliver was: “You can fight City Hall and win!” Following in his parents’ footsteps,
Gideon now runs a Manhattan-based general practice law firm. Gideon graduated from the Albany Academy for Boys – an all-male, military high school – in 1992. He received a B.A. in Philosophy with a Correlate in Women’s Studies from Vassar College in 1997.
He graduated from Brooklyn Law School, where he was a Richardson Scholar and a Sparer Public Interest Fellow, in 2003.
Alexandra Ferlise, Esq.
Alexandra Ferlise is Special Litigation Attorney at Brooklyn Defender Services.
Previously she was a Staff Attorney at Center for Appellate Litigation. She received a
Bachelor’s Degree in History from Seton Hall University and a JD from Brooklyn Law
She is a member of the Executive Committee of the New York State Bar
Association’s Criminal Justice Section.
J, Remy Green, Esq.
J. Remy Green is a partner with Cohen & Green, and they specialize in civil rights,
defamation, free speech, consumer rights, and voting rights litigation. When they can,
Remy gravitates towards cases that present novel or untested legal theories. Remy (or,
if you're feeling formal, Mx. Green) has argued and briefed cases before courts at every
level, ranging from New York Small Claims Court to the Second Circuit Federal Court of
Their legal scholarship has appeared in the Syracuse Law Review, North
Carolina Journal of Law and Technology, and the Rutgers Law Record, and they have
published numerous essays in various other fora as well as a forthcoming full-length
book. Remy is also a guest lecturer and adjunct professor at the Boston University
School of Law and various schools in the CUNY system, where they teach courses that
address issues of civil and constitutional rights.
Remy is admitted to the bar in New York
State and New Jersey, the United States District Courts for Southern and Eastern
Districts of New York, as well as the Federal Courts of Appeal for the Second and
Seventh Circuits. Remy is also admitted to practice before the United States Supreme