David R. Osborne is counsel to Goldstein Law Partners. He is also CEO of Americans for Fair Treatment, a community of current and former public-sector workers offering resources and support to exercise their First Amendment rights. Prior to joining Americans for Fair Treatment, David was President & General Counsel of the Fairness Center, a nonprofit, public interest law firm providing free legal representation to those hurt by public-sector union officials.
In 2017, David received a Presidential appointment to the Federal Service Impasses Panel, which resolves labor impasses between federal agencies and federal employee unions. He was reappointed in 2020, with his second term expiring in 2025.
David began his litigation career in Florida, where he had previously served as clerk to a Florida Supreme Court Justice Ricky Polston. Before attending law school, David served as official staff for a member of Congress from Orlando, Florida.
He is currently based in Jacksonville, Florida, where he and his wife reside with their four children.
David received his Juris Doctorate from the Florida State University College of Law, graduating magna cum laude, and his undergraduate degree from the University of Central Florida.
David is a member of the Florida, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut state bars and has been admitted to the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and various federal district courts.