Profile

Pascual handles complex civil litigation in federal and state courts. He has assisted clients in high-stakes trials and appeals concerning securities litigation, professional negligence, construction law, commercial contract disputes, international judgment enforcement, and others. He also participates in the firm’s pro bono representation of a class of Florida children seeking to enforce their federal Medicaid rights.

Pascual joined the firm after serving as a law clerk to the Hon. Diane S. Sykes of the U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. At Harvard Law School, he was a Notes Editor for the Harvard Law Review.

Experience

Pascual’s recent experience includes:

  • Representing a major law firm in multiple cases involving class actions, securities law, and professional liability claims
  • Enforcing a federal judgment both domestically and abroad in a case involving numerous issues of first impression and a far-ranging search for concealed assets
  • Defending a client’s multibillion dollar judgment against an appeal arising from one of the nation’s largest bankruptcy proceedings
  • Representing the owner of a large construction project in litigation between the designer, general contractor, and sureties, involving allegations of defective construction, constructive acceleration, and delayed completion
  • Advocating pro bono on behalf of Florida children and pediatricians in a civil rights class action against the state of Florida
  • Representing an investment partnership in an action against a general partner involving allegations of misconduct and misappropriation of funds

Publications & Presentations

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

Education

  • 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

Admissions

Bars

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

Clerkships

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