Osvaldo Garcia is a member of the firm's Private Client Group with a focus on international and domestic estate planning, estate administration, trust administration and family law. Osvaldo also has experience in the field of complex commercial disputes.
Osvaldo concentrates his pro-bono practice on immigration law, including Special Immigrant Juvenile Status proceedings, asylum applications and Violence Against Women Act petitions. He is the founder of the firm's Cadwalader Black and Latino Association Immigration Clinic, an internal support network for Cadwalader attorneys handling immigration matters, and currently serves as the Director for the Clinic. For his efforts, Osvaldo was awarded the 2015 Pro Bono Certificate of Excellence by The Cadwalader Center for Community Service and is a recipient of the New York State Bar Association's President's Pro Bono Service Award. Osvaldo was also selected for the 2017 “Ones to Watch” Private Client Global Elite list.
Osvaldo received his J.D. from Cornell Law School, with a concentration on Litigation and Advocacy and a specialization in International Legal Affairs. He received his B.A. from Florida International University, magna cum laude, where he concentrated on International Relations and Criminal Justice. He is fluent in Spanish and conversational in Portuguese. Osvaldo is admitted to practice in the State of New York.