Edwin Fragoso Associate

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Background

Edwin Fragoso concentrates his practice in complex commercial litigation, focusing on construction disputes, white collar criminal matters, and internal investigations. Mr. Fragoso began his legal career representing major owners, government entities, and design professionals throughout the State of New York in the areas of real estate and construction litigation. Since  expanding his practice to Florida, Mr. Fragoso has  handled a wide variety of commercial litigation matters, focusing on cross-border disputes and transnational arbitrations, including class action litigation, and has represented financial institutions of all sizes, both domestic and foreign.

Mr. Fragoso counsels clients both pre-and-post litigation on matters of corporate significance, which includes advising boards and other business leaders with respect to legal risks, coordinating the response of domestic and multi-jurisdictional legal teams to these risks, and participating in internal investigations. As part of his practice, Mr. Fragoso counsels clients on complex jurisdictional and venue issues, foreign investment and construction disputes, investigations into cyber intrusion and data breach events, and sovereign immunity challenges (including those arising from expropriation events).

Mr. Fragoso has a “LEED Green Associate” credential from the U.S. Green Building Council. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is an internationally recognized green building certification that provides third-party verification that a building or community was designed and built using strategies aimed at improving environmental and efficiency performance standards.

Mr. Fragoso is a member of the American Bar Association, the Cuban American Bar Association and the New York County Lawyers’ Association’s Construction Committee. He is admitted to the Bar of the State of Florida and the District Courts for the Southern and Middle Districts of Florida. He is also admitted to the Bar of the State of New York and the District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, and Western Districts of New York.

Education

Florida State University (B.A. 2003)

Columbia University School of Law (J.D. 2007)