Profile

Difie Osborne is a shareholder in Anderson Kill’s New York office and Chair of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee.  She is a member of the firm’s  Corporate and Commercial Litigation and Insurance Recovery practice groups.

Difie handles a wide range of high stakes civil matters in federal and state courts for individuals, corporate clients, and nonprofits.  Recent matters include contract disputes, corporate disputes, partnership disputes, insurance matters  and class action litigation.  She is experienced in all stages of litigation, including pre-complaint settlement negotiations, and has successfully resolved numerous matters through mediation, arbitration, and motion practice.

Difie’s clients include companies in the retail and hospitality industries.  Additionally, she has successfully counseled business owners and not-for-profit corporations on their rights related to internal disputes and  judicial dissolutions under New York’s Limited Liability Company Law and Not-for Profit Corporation Law.

Difie was named Chair of Anderson Kill Pro Bono Committee in fall 2023. She is currently working to organize the firm’s pro bono portfolio and stimulate new initiatives.

Prior to joining Anderson Kill, Difie worked in private practice, where she handled a variety of civil litigation matters for clients in the transportation and construction industries, as well as class actions. She began her career as a postgraduate legal fellow with the Federal Communications Commission.

Memberships

Professional Memberships
National Bar Association

Metropolitan Black Bar Association

News

Anderson Kill Names Litigators Difie M. Osborne and Keith A. Lazere as Shareholders

January 10, 2024

Ten Anderson Kill Attorneys Honored in The Best Lawyers in America 2024

August 17, 2023

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Difie M. Osborne

Shareholder , New York

Profile

Difie Osborne is a shareholder in Anderson Kill’s New York office and Chair of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee.  She is a member of the firm’s  Corporate and Commercial Litigation and Insurance Recovery practice groups.

Difie handles a wide range of high stakes civil matters in federal and state courts for individuals, corporate clients, and nonprofits.  Recent matters include contract disputes, corporate disputes, partnership disputes, insurance matters  and class action litigation.  She is experienced in all stages of litigation, including pre-complaint settlement negotiations, and has successfully resolved numerous matters through mediation, arbitration, and motion practice.

Difie’s clients include companies in the retail and hospitality industries.  Additionally, she has successfully counseled business owners and not-for-profit corporations on their rights related to internal disputes and  judicial dissolutions under New York’s Limited Liability Company Law and Not-for Profit Corporation Law.

Difie was named Chair of Anderson Kill Pro Bono Committee in fall 2023. She is currently working to organize the firm’s pro bono portfolio and stimulate new initiatives.

Prior to joining Anderson Kill, Difie worked in private practice, where she handled a variety of civil litigation matters for clients in the transportation and construction industries, as well as class actions. She began her career as a postgraduate legal fellow with the Federal Communications Commission.

Memberships

Professional Memberships
National Bar Association

Metropolitan Black Bar Association

News

Anderson Kill Names Litigators Difie M. Osborne and Keith A. Lazere as Shareholders

January 10, 2024

Ten Anderson Kill Attorneys Honored in The Best Lawyers in America 2024

August 17, 2023

Awards & Honors
  • Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch 2024
Education
  • William and Mary School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Virginia, College of Arts & Sciences, B.A.
Bar Admissions
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Washington, D.C.
Court Admissions
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Practice Areas

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