Edward joined DWM in 2009. He is responsible for all legal and regulatory matters pertaining to DWM, its investment vehicles and overseas investments. He serves as the Chief Compliance Officer for DWM’s registered investment adviser and is a member of the DWM Equity Investment Committee.
Edward has over twelve years’ experience as an attorney in cross-border corporate and finance transactions. At DWM, he advises on all fund formation activities and capital markets transactions. He serves as transaction counsel for DWM’s equity and debt investments and provides legal support to equity portfolio companies.
Prior to joining DWM, Edward specialized in representing development finance institutions in project and structured finance transactions in emerging markets at the New York law firm of Becker, Glynn, Melamed & Muffly LLP. He also was an associate at Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP in New York, where he specialized in representing underwriters in debt capital markets transactions in Latin America.
Edward graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BA in Political Science. He has a JD from the University of North Carolina and a Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University. He was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ecuador from 1996-1998. Edward is proficient in Spanish and is a member of the New York Bar Association.