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Debra Osofsky

Debra Osofsky, instructor for Cornell ILR professional education workshop

Debra Osofsky is a skilled Chief Negotiator, Attorney, and Trainer. She leads negotiating teams of all sizes and composition in structured and unstructured scenarios. She also ably represents parties in administrative and court litigation. Ms. Osofsky has demonstrated success in formulating and implementing policy, building consensus among varied stakeholders, and negotiating complex agreements within a variety of organizations. Her specialties include Complex Negotiations, Contract Drafting and Analysis, Training, Advocacy, Executive Leadership, Membership and Employee Development, Policy Development and Implementation, Team Building, Staff Supervision, Problem Solving, and Change Leadership. She teaches a variety of Labor and Employment subjects for the Scheinman Institute of Cornell University, including Labor Law, Fundamentals of Negotiation, Collective Bargaining, Interest-Based Bargaining, and Agreement Drafting. Ms. Osofsky graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. in Labor Relations and from Harvard Law School with a J.D.