Linda M. Oliva - Pegalis & Erickson, LLC

Linda M. Oliva

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2017

Linda M. Oliva,   has been a distinguished attorney for plaintiffs in medical negligence cases for more than 25 years. She handles all aspects of pretrial litigation and appeals representing patients in cases involving birth injury, surgical, neurosurgical, cardiac, and women’s health care negligence including the failure to diagnose and treat breast cancer.
Linda is President of the Nassau County Women’s Bar Association. She is a member of the New York State Trial Lawyers’ Association, the American Association for Justice, the Nassau County Bar Association, the Long Island Hispanic Bar Association, and the Columbian Lawyers Association of Nassau County.  Linda dedicates considerable time to community services, and participates in many community events as a key advocate for patient awareness. She has also mentored students at the ABGS Middle School in Hempstead, NY.

In 2016, she was named an Outstanding Woman in Law by Hofstra University School of Law’s Center for Children, Families and the Law. Linda is actively involved in several organizations that support Breast Cancer research, awareness, and patient support, including the Babylon Breast Cancer Coalition. She is a member of the Adelphi Breast Cancer Hotline’s Creative Cups dinner committee, and in 2014 was a co-chair of the Nassau County Women’s Bar Association Foundation Golf Outing Committee which raises money for breast cancer research and awareness. She was named to the 2016, 2015 and 2014 New York Metro Superlawyers lists, among only 5% of all attorneys to make the list after a rigorous process of peer recognition and professional achievement. In 2013, Linda Oliva was named to the Long Island’s Top 50 Most Influential Women in Business by the Long Island Business News, for her contributions to the economy and community.  In 2012, she was featured in the Long Island Business News’ “Who’s Who in Women in Professional Services.” In 2011, she was the Nassau County Women’s Bar Foundation Courage Award recipient. Linda obtained her law degree from St. John’s University School of Law and her undergraduate degree from Hofstra University.

Office Location

One Hollow Lane, Suite 107
Lake Success, NY 11042
United States

Practice Areas

Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs

Other Information

Gender: Female