David Orensten

BSPA’99, Public Policy

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IU Bloomington


David Orensten is an experienced litigation attorney with over 13 years of in-house and law firm experience. Orensten is currently assistant general counsel of litigation at Cardinal Health, a Fortune 22 company, serving the healthcare industry with products and services that help pharmacies, hospitals, and other healthcare providers focus on patient care by reducing costs, improving safety, productivity and profitability, and delivering better care to patients.

Orensten is responsible for managing litigation and government investigations for Cardinal Health’s pharmaceutical, medical, and corporate segments. He oversees a wide array of litigation matters, including antitrust, class actions, false claims, insurance, intellectual property, product liability, transportation, as well as other complex commercial disputes. While at Indiana University, he was twice elected student body president and competed on the speech and debate team. During Orensten’s tenure at Ohio State he served as head coach of Ohio State’s speech and debate team.

Orensten received a bachelor’s degree in public policy from Indiana University and a JD from The Ohio State University.