Denae M. Olivieri

Senior Associate

Denae M. Olivieri is a senior associate in the Firm's construction defect practice group. Ms. Olivieri is an experienced litigator who focuses her practice on construction defect litigation, general civil litigation (with an emphasis on insurance defense matters including toxic torts), products liability, premises liability, and business litigation. She primarily represents developers, general contractors, and sub-contractors in all phases of litigation and pre-litigation alternative dispute resolution. Ms. Oliveri also has a background in bad faith defense matters including long term disability and ERISA claims.

Ms. Olivieri also has extensive experience in arbitration and mediation, and has successfully resolved numerous lawsuits prior to trial through alternative dispute resolution which has resulted in substantial cost savings to her clients. She has represented EIFS suppliers and contractors in multi-million dollar binding arbitration matters involving alleged construction defects.

Ms. Olivieri is licensed to practice law in the State of California and is admitted to the United States District Court, Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Central Districts. She is a member of the California Bar Association and the American Bar Association. While a student at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, she earned the award for Outstanding Written Appellate Advocacy.


  • B.A., Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • J.D., University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law