Edward is a Partner at Peyrot & Associates and is licensed in New York and Colorado. Since 2015, Super Lawyer has rated him a Rising Star in the area of commercial litigation.
An experienced attorney with a long history of success in trial practice and transactional matters, Edward is skilled in variety of business litigation cases, including employment law, uniform commercial code law, oil and gas law, and securities law. Edward is also skilled in bankruptcy and international arbitration matters.
Edward has represented American companies and foreign companies with American subsidiaries in matters involving the Defend Trade Secrets Act and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
In one example of the caliber of Edward's work, Edward represented a group of founders in a shareholder dispute with outside investors over the ownership and control of a transportation company. After a combative trial, Edward's clients were awarded ownership and control of the company. In another example, Edward represented a joint venture in a commercial dispute over title to oil and gas interests. Edward's clients prevailed and were awarded title to the interests, which were valued at $19 million dollars.
Before joining Peyrot & Associates, Edward practiced at a national law firm and a prominent Denver-based law firm.
Edward received his undergraduate education at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, where he majored in Ancient Political Theory while also taking the Great Books curriculum. He received his law degree from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Edward was a Judicial Fellow to Honorable Justice Gregory Hobbs of the Colorado Supreme Court and an intern to the Honorable Judge Robert M. Russel of the Colorado Court of Appeals.
Born in Mano River, Liberia, West Africa, Edward emigrated to the United States in 1996 to escape the Liberian civil war that began in 1989.
In his spare time, Edward reads widely and deeply in European history, early American history, and classic French novels, in French.