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Osvaldo Garcia

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Area of Focus: Tax, Private Wealth Services
Osvaldo Garcia* is an Associate in Bilzin Sumberg's Private Wealth & Tax Group, with a focus on international and domestic estate planning, estate administration, trust administration, tax controversies and matters of international regulatory compliance. Osvaldo was selected among a pool of global contenders to the "Ones to Watch" list issued by the Private Client Global Elite for years 2017 to 2020. He co-authored a chapter, titled "U.S. Tax and Regulatory Considerations," in Private Trust Companies: A Handbook for Advisers, published in 2020 by Globe Law and Business.

Osvaldo concentrates his pro bono practice on immigration law, including Special Immigrant Juvenile Status proceedings, asylum applications and U-Visa petitions. For his pro bono efforts, Osvaldo was awarded the distinction of Pro Bono Attorney of the Year by the Hispanic National Bar Association in 2016 and was the 2021 recipient of the Her Justice John K. Geiger award.

Osvaldo received his J.D. from Cornell Law School, with a concentration on Litigation and Advocacy, a specialization in International Legal Affairs and with Dean’s List distinctions. He received his B.A. from Florida International University, magna cum laude, where he concentrated on International Relations and Criminal Justice and was awarded with the Outstanding Academic Achievement in International Relations.

*Not admitted to practice in the state of Florida
  • New York University, L.L.M., Tax, 2019
    Cornell University, J.D., International Legal Affairs and Legal Advocacy, Dean's List, 2014
    Florida International University, B.A., International Relations and Criminal Justice, Dean's List, magna cum laude, 2011
  • Legal Week, Private Client Global Elite, One to Watch, 2017 - 2019

    Hispanic National Bar Association, Pro Bono Attorney of the Year, 2016

    New York State Bar Association, President's Pro Bono Service Award, 2016


  • Portuguese