Virginia, US

Eddie is an Associate in Fragomen’s Government Investigations and Government Strategies groups in Washington, DC. Eddie’s practice focuses on corporate immigration enforcement defense, white collar criminal immigration issues, and immigration due diligence.

Eddie represents companies facing immigration enforcement investigations by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), including Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

In addition, Eddie works with individuals who have complex immigration issues often related to white collar criminal charges. He has experience partnering with clients’ criminal counsel to prevent and resolve immigration consequences. He also helps clients who may be otherwise inadmissible to obtain nonimmigrant visa waivers.

Along with auditors from Fragomen’s Office of Audit and Privacy, Eddie conducts proactive immigration audits and due diligence investigations. These engagements have included Form I-9 and compliance audits for various immigration statuses, including H-1B, L, B and F/OPT.

Eddie also has partnered with corporate attorneys to perform immigration due diligence work prior to a merger or acquisition.

Before joining Fragomen, Eddie was an Associate at an Am Law 100 firm and a boutique white collar defense firm. During law school, Eddie served as a Student Attorney at the Georgetown Law Criminal Justice Clinic and a Legal Intern at the New York County District Attorney’s Office.


Georgetown University Law Center | J.D., 2011, cum laude
Washington College | B.A., 2008, cum laude


Recipient, Distinguished Achievement in the Art and Science of Trial Advocacy Award, International Academy of Trial Lawyers, 2011

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: District of Columbia; Pennsylvania

Court Admissions: U.S. Court of Appeals, Armed Forces; U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit and Third Circuit; U.S. Court of Federal Claims; U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, Eastern and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania

Member, American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section

Member, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Eddie has conducted internal investigations and represented companies accused of the following:

  • Violating Labor Condition Application (LCA) attestations and other DOL H-1B regulations
  • Employing unauthorized workers
  • Failing to properly use the employment authorization verification system (Form I-9 violations)
  • Immigration fraud, smuggling and harboring
  • Violating other immigration, criminal, civil and administrative laws
  • Civil and criminal False Claims Act violations
  • U.S. securities laws, including Securities and Exchange Commission regulations

Publications and Lectures

Author, “Limited Mail and Wire Fraud’s Scope.” American Bar Association’s Criminal Justice Magazine, Vol. 31, No. 4, Winter 2017.