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Edward Recio

Edward Recio

Edward Recio

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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.