Andrew J Pecoraro is an associate in Cohen & Gresser’s Washington, D.C. office. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, and white collar defense. He also has experience with DOJ, SEC, and FTC investigations.

Andrew served as a law clerk to the Honorable Barbara Milano Keenan of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and the Honorable Leonie M. Brinkema for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.

Andrew received his J.D., summa cum laude, from William & Mary Law School and was a member of the Order of the Coif. During his time in law school, he served as the Senior Articles Editor for the William & Mary Law Review and as a member of the Appellate & Supreme Court Clinic. Andrew received his Master of Letters with distinction from the University of Glasgow and his B.A., magna cum laude, from McDaniel College.

Andrew J Pecoraro is an associate in Cohen & Gresser’s Washington, D.C. office. His practice focuses on complex commercial litigation, and white collar defense.…

Education

William & Mary Law School (J.D., summa cum laude, 2017); University of Glasgow (MLitt, 2010); McDaniel College (B.A., magna cum laude, 2005)

Bar Admissions

Virginia; District of Columbia; United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit; United States District Court of the Eastern District of Virginia

Activities and Affiliations

Member, American Bar Association Antitrust Law Section

Member, Federal Bar Association — Northern Virginia Chapter

Member, Virginia Bar Association

Cohen & Gresser is pleased to announce that Melissa H Maxman, Erica Lai, and Andrew J Pecoraro have been named to the 2020 Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll for their pro bono contributions during the last calendar year. The Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll is an annual report published by the D.C. Courts, in partnership with the D.C. Access to Justice Commission and the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center, and recognizes “attorneys who have contributed 50 hours or more of pro bono work to those who cannot afford legal counsel.” Erica Lai and Andrew J Pecoraro were recognized with “high honors” for performing over 100 hours of pro bono work in 2020.

Congress recently enacted the Corporate Transparency Act (“CTA”), requiring millions of domestic and foreign businesses to disclose information about their beneficial owners to the federal government. In this C&G client alert, our Government Relations practice summarizes the major provisions of the CTA, considers the implications of the law on domestic and foreign entities, and provides analysis on some areas that may be shaped by the forthcoming implementing regulations.