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David Derrico

Counsel   |   Austin

*Currently licensed in California only. Practice limited to federal immigration law.

David Derrico is an attorney with 20 years of experience in a variety of legal fields. Since 2010, David has worked as an immigration attorney primarily focusing on the United States EB-5 immigrant investor program. He has drafted business plans for over 100 specific real estate investment projects, including the billion-dollar Surfside Four Seasons Hotel. He has also drafted numerous private placement memoranda, limited partnership agreements, and other various project-related documents.

Additionally, David has represented hundreds of clients in applying for I-526 & I-829 immigration petitions, H-1B visas, naturalization, and other immigration matters.

Previously, David worked for four years in the litigation department of the large international law firm of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, where he assisted Fortune 500 companies in contract disputes, environmental litigation, employment law matters, white-collar criminal defense, and class actions. He has experience with arbitrations, depositions, responding to SEC audits, and large merger and acquisition deals.

David has also handled intellectual property matters, drafting and assisting with patent, trademark, and copyright applications.

David graduated from the University of California at Berkeley School of Law, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the law school newspaper and served on the student government. Before that, he graduated with Honors from the University of Florida with a major in Philosophy and a minor in Criminal Justice.

He is a member in good standing of the California Bar since 2002.

David also has a variety of writing experience, including authoring three novels and a non-fiction book, as well as creating business plans, articles, and more.

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