My Services

  • Negotiate on your behalf or advise you on how best to negotiate for yourself.
  • Analyze contracts, educate you on what they require, advise you of the areas of concern, advise you on how to address power differentials and help you revise and enforce contracts to your benefit.
  • Train you or your employees, individually or in small or large groups.
  • I can teach anyone how to negotiate, or negotiate better, using traditional and/or collaborative techniques.
  • I provide prepackaged or customized training in negotiations, representation, advocacy, sexual harassment and other workplace and legal areas.
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Debra Osofsky

My Background

I have worked many years as a labor-relations lawyer and I am a negotiator, administrator, problem-solver and teacher with a diverse portfolio. With a Harvard Law degree and more than 25 years experience, I can provide the highest quality negotiation, contract and workplace advice and assistance, as well as pre-packaged or tailored training for you or your staff, without the big-firm mark-up. I have taught at Rutgers University and currently teach for the Scheinman Institute at Cornell University. I provide direct services, counsel and advice to organizations small and large, as well as to individuals.


“A smart, savvy, experienced negotiator and educator, with demonstrated expertise in HR, Labor and Employment law. I would not hesitate to rely on Debra to break down the most complex and sensitive situations and find effective and efficient solutions.

“The ATU benefited first hand from her astute observations and ability to calmly but firmly help new leadership effect significant organizational changes and administrative improvements to systemic issues. She is now our lead trainer in negotiations for both experienced and new officers.”

Robert Molofsky
General Counsel to the ATU, International
Washington, DC

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