OSWALD B. COUSINS

OSWALD B. COUSINS

Partner
SF

With one eye toward preventing litigation, and the other toward ensuring the strongest defense, Oswald is an accomplished trial lawyer with 20+ years of experience bringing creative and effective solutions to his clients’ employment law challenges. He’s served as lead and co-lead counsel on numerous bench trials, jury trials, and arbitrations. He’s also a trusted business advisor to his clients on a wide range of issues including employee relations, executive terminations, and disability accommodation. Oswald has been selected for the Northern California Super Lawyers List each year since 2013.

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  • Education

    J.D., 1994 - University of California, Los Angeles School of Law

    B.A., 1990 - University of Vermont

    Bar Admission

    California

    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

    U.S. Supreme Court

  • Selected to the Northern California Super Lawyers List from 2013-2017

  • Publications

    Nov 2012, Law Seminars International Telebriefing: New California Employment Laws

    Speaking Engagements

    May 2017, ACC-SFBA: The New Workforce: The In-House Counsel’s Guide to Understanding Legal Exposure and Managing Risk

    Oct 2016, ACC Annual Meeting: From Body Art to Unisex Bathrooms – Changing Workplaces, Changing Employment Laws

    Oct 2012, California State Bar Annual Meeting: They’re Not Our Employees, Really! Legal Compliance in the Age of the Contingent Workforce

    Sep 2012, Practicing Law Institute Employment Law Seminar: View from the Beach and Juries: What Every Practitioner Must Know

    2011, Executive Employer Conference: Managing the Toxic Employee

  • Member, Labor and Employment Section, American Bar Association

    Member, Bar Association of San Francisco

    Member, National Employment Law Council

    Member, Charles Houston Bar Association

    Member, Society of Human Resources Management

    Member, Bay Area Black Partners at Majority Firms

Practice Lead

Trials and Appeals

Class Action & Complex Litigation

Practice Areas

Employment Litigation

Class Action & Complex Litigation

Regulatory, Compliance & Risk Management

Trials and Appeals