Pascual is a trial and appellate lawyer experienced in helping clients solve problems in a wide range of complex civil matters. His diverse practice includes mortgage financing litigation, energy law, professional-responsibility actions, securities litigation, class actions, Constitutional law, antitrust actions, construction law, and commercial-contract disputes. Pascual also advises clients on the design and structure of corporate compliance programs, the drafting and interpretation of major commercial contracts, and the dissolution of various business arrangements.

Pascual’s experience includes:

  • Securing the dismissal of a class action in a six–billion dollar receivership case, and successfully defending that result in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Representing a major energy company in multiple successful appeals to the Florida Supreme Court
  • Defending a multibillion dollar judgment arising from one of the nation’s largest bankruptcy proceedings
  • Advising a Fortune 500 company about the structure and successful implementation of its corporate compliance program, in accordance with the latest guidance and practices
  • Defending an international law firm in an eight-week jury trial
  • Advocating pro bono on behalf of children and pediatricians in a landmark civil-rights action that resulted in sweeping improvements to Florida’s Medicaid Program

Co-author, In the midst of crisis, servicers need to communicate early and often, Housing Wire (July 2020)

Note, The SEC Is Not an Independent Agency, 126 Harv. L. Rev. 781 (2013).

  • Harvard Law School, J.D., magna cum laude; Notes Editor, Harvard Law Review
  • University of Miami, B.A., summa cum laude, Computer Science; Minor in Finance; Phi Beta Kappa; Departmental Honors


  • Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals: Seventh Circuit

  • Hon. Diane S. Sykes, U.S. Court of Appeals: Seventh Circuit