Curriculum Vitae : Kevin M. Osborne

Kevin litigates class action, personal injury, employment discrimination, serious and willful employer misconduct, and workers' compensation cases.

Kevin represents many of the firm's Spanish speaking clients.

 

LITIGATION HIGHLIGHTS
Top 40 Under 40 - National Trial Lawyers in 2016
Multiple seven-figure civil trials and arbitrations
Represented United States in bench trial for major crimes division of US Attorney's Office
Defeated motions for summary judgment in Zapata v. Sundt Construction, Coleman v. Chevron, Castro v. Segue Construction, Reclusado v. 21st Century Insurance, and Osorio v. Leprino Foods, among others

EDUCATION
Santa Clara Law
Juris Doctor, 2007
CALI awards for Academic Excellence in Advocacy, Best Oral Advocate, and Best Brief
University of California, San Diego
Master of International Affairs, 2003
Robinson Fellowship Recipient
Western New England College
Bachelor of Arts, Economics, 2000
Charter Member, WNEC Honors Society, Alpha Lambda Delta National Freshman Honors Society

ARTICLES
"A Potential Win for Employeeship: The California Supreme Court Ruling in Dynamex Could Add Another Nail to the Coffin of Independent Contractor Subterfuges" (working article)
"When Damages Are Taxable" (working article, regarding tax treatment of damage awards in civil litigation)
Review of “The U.S.-Mexican Border Environment: Economy and Environment for a Sustainable Border Region, Now and in 2020,” Journal of Environment and Development, Volume 12, page 345, 2003


PRIOR EXPERIENCE
Schiff Hardin, LLP
United States Attorney’s Office
Santa Clara County Superior Court, San Jose, CA
International Citizens Tribunal for Sudan
The Documentation Center, Phnom Penh
Institute of Redress and Recovery
BayKeeper
Cuba-America Amistad Foundation
Costa Rica Chamber of Commerce