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  • ANGELICA D. ZOLNIEROWICZ
    AREAS OF PRACTICE
    BIO
    ANGELICA D. ZOLNIEROWICZ
    Associate
    ANGELICA D. ZOLNIEROWICZ
    EDUCATION
    • Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M. in National Security Law, 2016
    • The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, J.D., 2015
    • The Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland, 2013
    • Boston University, M.A. in International Affairs and Intelligence Studies, 2011
    • Boston University, B.A. in International Relations, 2008
    BAR ADMISSIONS
    • North Carolina, 2022
    • New York, 2021
    • District of Columbia, 2021
    • Maryland, 2020
    • Registered Immigration Counsel with United States Citizenship and Immigration Services and Executive Office for Immigration Review
    BIOGRAPHY:

    Angelica Zolnierowicz is an Associate in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office where she assists partners and senior associates on a variety of complex commercial litigation matters.

    Ms. Zolnierowicz earned her Master of Laws from Georgetown University Law Center and her Juris Doctorate from The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law. She attended Boston University, where she obtained her Master and Bachelor degrees in International Affairs.

    While studying at Georgetown, Ms. Zolnierowicz was selected by the Department of Defense to represent Georgetown Law Center at the United States Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba as a Department of Defense (DoD) Military Commission Observer. As a DoD observer of this select program, she saw live hearings of defendants charged in the September 11, 2001 terror attacks from the U.S. Military Base courtroom.

    While in law school, Ms. Zolnierowicz worked for the New York State Office of the Attorney General’s Organized Crime Task Force, The World Bank’s Integrity Vice Presidency, and Montgomery County State’s Attorney’s Office. Ms. Zolnierowicz has experience working with two prominent law firms in Warsaw, Poland. She also worked on numerous litigation matters, both in the private and government sector.

    Ms. Zolnierowicz has a keen interest in evolving blockchain technologies and criminal securities fraud. While working for a large Washington, DC law firm, she was an invited panelist speaker for multiple cryptocurrency and blockchain conferences.

    Community Involvement/Affiliations
    • Editor of Georgetown’s Journal of National Security Law and Policy – Georgetown University Law Center, LL.M., 2016
    • Presiding Judge for Federal White Collar Crime Invitational Tournaments – Georgetown University Law Center, 2016
    • Vice-President of The Women’s Law Caucus – The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 2015
    Awards/Recognitions
    • Dean’s List – Georgetown University Law Center, 2016
    • Recipient of American Council for Polish Culture Scholarship – The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 2015
    • Exceptional Pro Bono Service Hour Certificate – The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law, 2015
    • Dean’s List – Boston University, M.A., 2011
    • Recipient of Polish and Slavic Federal Credit Union Excellence Award – Boston University, M.A., 2011
    • Dean’s List – Boston University, B.A., 2008
    Languages
    • English (native)
    • Polish (fluent)
    • French (proficient)
    • Spanish (proficient)
    • Czech (intermediate)
    • Ukrainian (intermediate)
    • Russian (basic)

     

  • DAVID F. GARCES
    AREAS OF PRACTICE
    BIO
    DAVID F. GARCES
    Of Counsel
    DAVID F. GARCES
    EDUCATION
    • Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Attorney at Law (Juris Doctor equivalent), 2003
    • Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Bachelor in Arts, 2001
    BAR ADMISSIONS
    • Ecuador Bar, 2003
    • Of Counsel, not licensed in the United States
    BIOGRAPHY:
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    David Garcés is an Ecuadorian attorney in the firm’s Quito office. He focuses his practice on advising U.S. and Latin American clients on international negotiations, mergers & acquisitions, cross-border litigation, family law matters and real estate transactions. He has experience in corporate law, transactions, mergers & acquisitions, real estate, e-commerce, family law, probate and international law. Mr. Garcés regularly advises Ecuadorian and international clients on Ecuadorian and international family law, probate and real estate issues. In addition, he serves as an expert on Ecuadorian law, providing declarations used in federal court litigation.

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