Osborn Maledon P.A. announces new partner

January 31, 2017

David Garner, a former partner from the firm Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP, has joined the Phoenix law firm, Osborn Maledon, P.A., where his practice will focus on education law.

Garner represents both private and public educational institutions at all levels in an outside general counsel role, where his legal training is supplemented by his background and perspective as a former high school English and English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher. He also has broad experience in business litigation, where he has represented commercial entities in a wide range of complex business disputes.

Following law school, Garner clerked for the Arizona Court of Appeals. He is actively involved in various legal associations, including: the National and Arizona Council of School Attorneys; the American Bar Association, where he serves as Subcommittee Chair on Emerging Issues for the Class Action & Derivative Suits Committee; the State Bar of Arizona, where he serves on the Executive Council of the Religious Liberty Law Section; and the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, where he serves as Chair of the Litigation Section. Garner is also involved in numerous Arizona community organizations, including the YMCA, the Boy Scouts of America, and the Arizona School Boards Association.

Garner earned his bachelor of arts and law degrees from Brigham Young University.