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- About Us
Edward Recio is a bilingual attorney, fluent in Spanish and English both written and spoken. He is licensed to practice law in Connecticut (1992), New York (1993), Washington DC (1995), and Florida (2016). Edward served as a Staff Attorney for the Civil Division of the Connecticut Superior Court, from 1992 to 1993. The court’s docket included Administrative Appeals. While practicing in Washington, D.C. from 1994 to 1997, he represented Indigent Defendants under the District of Columbia Criminal Justice Act program. Work included representation at the arraignment, discovery and plea stages, including motions and subpoenas. While residing overseas, Edward served as an external advisor on U.S. law, to a foreign financial securities markets regulator. He served many years as an Officer and Director for an international air freight forwarder in Miami, responsible for Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Indirect Air Carrier Training and Compliance, as well as their non-vessel operating common carrier subsidiary’s Qualifying Officer before the Federal Maritime Commission.
Edward’s practice includes drafting, negotiating, reviewing and enforcing contracts, agreements, Letters of Intent and Memoranda of Understanding, supporting clients engaged in complex negotiations, international transactions, mergers, acquisitions and excisions; and with their Anti-Money Laundering, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and TSA Indirect Air Carrier compliance issues. Edward assists foreign “Treaty Investors” respond to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Requests for Evidence concerning their E-2 visa applications; as well as Foreign and U.S. Affiliates in responding to Requests for Evidence concerning their L-1A Intracompany Transferees’ (Executives and Managers) visa applications.
Edward also drafts and reviews Durable Powers of Attorney, Designation of Health Care Surrogates and Living Will Declarations, Wills & Trusts; provides services as Escrow Agent, Closing Agent; and assists with Quit Claim Deeds and UCC-1 Financing Statements.
Edward received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a major in Finance, from Boston University, graduating Summa Cum Laude ,in 1980 and was elected as member of Beta Gamma Sigma, and awarded University Academic Merit Scholarship. He earned his Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center, in Washington, D.C. in 1992. His Note on “Shareholders’ Rights in Japan” was published by the UCLA Pacific Basin Law Journal, (Vol. 10, No.2), in the Spring of 1992.
Edward practices in Pennington’s Miami, Florida office and is a valuable member of its International Business and Trade Practice group. Edward is also a member of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, and of the Navy League of the United States.