Alejandro Pignataro is a Founding Partner of Pignataro Abogados, where he leads the Asset Tracing & Recovery Practice. He obtained his law degree from the University of Costa Rica in 2000 and then went on to secure an LL.M. degree in American Law with a concentration in International Business Practice from Boston University in 2003.
Mr. Pignataro has devoted over 15 years of professional practice to provide legal counsel to foreign corporations and investors in Costa Rica. His expertise is in Corporate Law. Furthermore, Alejandro Pignataro frequently serves as local counsel to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission appointed receiverships and private counsel in multi-jurisdictional fraud cases, directing the domestic legal proceedings, interfacing with involved enforcement agencies, as well as attending to the administration of the Receivership Estate. Such cases often imply Ponzi scheme and other frauds in several jurisdictions including the United States of America, Canada, Brazil and Switzerland.
The Firm’s Fraud and Business work team is assisted by a Partner and an Associate Attorney with vast experience in litigation and civil proceedings in Costa Rica, all under Alejandro´s lead.
Mr. Pignataro is the Costa Rican representative for ICC FraudNet, the world´s leading asset recovery legal network. He is fluent in English, Spanish and French.