Osazenoriuwa Ebose is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department. She litigates a broad range of cases in state and federal courts. She has experience drafting pleadings, facilitating pre-trial discovery and document production, motion practice, and drafting dispositive motions. In addition, she serves as pro-bono counsel in prisoner civil rights cases in federal courts.
While in law school, she served as a judicial clinical intern to the Honorable Carol Sandra Moore Wells at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. In this role, she was able to observe settlement conferences and various mediations, while also gaining drafting experience with habeas corpus petitions. She also interned at the Nationalities Service Center, where she conducted research for asylum cases, interviewed clients, and prepared immigrant visa applications.
News & Publications
- New EEOC Guidance for Returning to Work in a Covid-19 World – Accommodating “At-Risk” Employees
- Young Lawyers Q&A: What To Do About a Noisy Office Neighbor, Recruiters, or an Offensive Client
- Pennsylvania Justices’ Ruling Highlights Federal, State Wage Law Divide
- For Young Lawyers – “Three Challenges Faced by Newly Hired Law School Graduates”
- Schnader Wins First Amendment Appeal in the Third Circuit
- For Young Lawyers – “Panel Weighs in on Politics in the Office, Billable Hours Shortfall, and Family Leave”
- Supreme Court: Employers Must Timely Raise Affirmative Defenses Involving Administrative Exhaustion Under Title VII
- For Young Lawyers – “Panel Weighs In on Losing Interest, Refusing Work, and Opposing Counsel Clashes”
- Pro Bono Victory Protects Attorney-Client Communications for Incarcerated Individuals in PA
- Taking Statements During Internal Investigations: Garrity and the Fifth Amendment May Prevent Use in Subsequent Legal Proceedings
Community & Pro Bono
- Pennsylvania Innocence Project, 2020 Board Observer, Philadelphia Bar Foundation Board Observer Program
- Philadelphia Area Diversity Job Fair, Board Member
- Mid-Atlantic Black Law Students Association Thurgood Marshall Moot Court Competition Judge, 2020
- Temple Law BLSA Professional Mentor, 2018
- Judge for the Temple Law Moot Court Stern Prelim Competition, 2018
- Temple University Beasley School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2018
- Swarthmore College, B.A., Sociology and Anthropology; Peace and Conflict Studies, 2015
- French – conversational
- Italian – conversational
- Pennsylvania, 2018
- New Jersey, 2019
- Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
- New Jersey Supreme Court
- U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey
- National Bar Association, Women Lawyers Division, Philadelphia Chapter, Member; Corresponding Secretary, 2019-2020
- Barristers’ Association of Philadelphia, Member; Chairwoman, 2020 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast
- Temple International and Comparative Law Journal
- Temple University National Trial Team, Member
- Temple University Moot Court Honor Society, Member
- Law school awards include: Graduation Distinction in Trial Advocacy, National Order of the Barristers Award, and Conwell Merit Scholar
- Assisted in handling pre-discovery in a complex construction litigation, including drafting discovery requests, discussing discovery with client and opposing counsel, drafting motions to compel and relevant petitions, handling deposition logistics, preparing possible experts, and appearing in discovery court to argue a motion to compel.
- Assisted in pro bono representation in prisoner civil rights litigation from drafting the second amended complaint, preparing and taking multiple depositions and defending the client in his, preparing and attending the settlement conference and eventually settling the case favorably for the client.
- Assisted in defending an international helicopter company in an international arbitration including drafting all written submissions, preparing witness testimony, handling remote logistics for the hearing, and handling direct examination of a witness.
- Conducted a wide range of research on labor and employment issues, including the executive exemption prong of discretionary powers, constructive discharge claims, pre-judgment interest and back pay.
- Drafted various motions on behalf of a major retailer in federal district court.
- Defended a major rail corporation in a quiet title action.