Law School/Year: University of Chicago Law School, 1989
College/Year: University of Iowa, 1984
During the past year, Gary Osborne and his partner, Dominic Nesbitt, have obtained substantial insurance recoveries under CGL, D&O and Professional Liability policies for corporate policyholders throughout California. Most recently, they have represented a well-known publicly-traded technology company in Silicon Valley obtain defense and indemnity against claims asserted against it in underlying aviation litigation. They have also represented a well-known grocery store chain in coverage litigation to obtain defense, indemnity, and Cumis counsel in underlying environmental litigation.
For the last 16 years, Gary Osborne has practiced with Dominic Nesbitt in the firm they founded, Osborne & Nesbitt LLP. Their practice is devoted exclusively to insurance coverage analysis and litigation on behalf of policyholders. They specialize in challenging insurers who wrongfully deny a “duty to defend” their corporate insureds in business, intellectual property, employment and securities litigation. They have served as coverage counsel for public companies, private companies, municipalities, professionals, and individuals throughout Southern, Central, Eastern, and Northern California.
* Immediate Past Chair, Insurance/Bad Faith Section of the San Diego County Bar Association
* Master - Enright Chapter of the American Inns of Court
* Member – Insurance Law Committee of the California State Bar Association Personal Affiliations Gary is a supporter of the YMCA of San Diego, the Legal Aid Society of San Francisco, 2nd Mile in Palo Alto, the San Diego County Bar Foundation, and Francis Parker School in San Diego.
Gary is married to June Osborne. They have two beautiful daughters: Sarah, 16, and Emily, 13.