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Carlos Colon-Machargo

Carlos Colon-Machargo

Attorney-at-Law and Certified Public Accountant

Atlanta
Licensed in
GA, FL, DC, PR
Georgetown University (LL.M.) / Inter American University (JD)

"He is AWESOME."

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About
Carlos Colón-Machargo is a fully bilingual (English-Spanish) attorney-at-law and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with over twenty years of experience. His major areas of practice include labor and employment law; business law; corporate, contract and tax law; estate planning and insurance law. He is currently admitted to practice law in Georgia, Florida, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and currently licensed as a CPA in Florida. He received a Master of Laws from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1997, where he concentrated in Labor and Employment Law (LL. M. in Labor and Employment Law) and a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the… read more Inter American University.
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"We are very thankful for Carlos' straightforward, friendly, accessible, and down-to-earth legal advice."

Review Employment Agreement
Posted on Nov 20, 2017
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"He is AWESOME."

Draft Stock Purchase Agreement
Posted on Nov 16, 2017
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"Carlos provides expert and supportive legal advise. He treated me and my case with respect and made me feel confident to make legal decisions."

Terminate Employment Agreement
Posted on Nov 12, 2017
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"It has been a pleasure to work with Carlos, very knowledgeable, patient, and always willing to help with everything asked of him. Will definitively keep Carlos around for more of my legal work."

Draft Operating Agreement & Contractor Agreement
Posted on Nov 10, 2017
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"Working with Carlos was a great experience. He was very thorough, thoughtful and responsive and accommodated my schedule. Would definitely work with him again and would recommend him to others."

Assist with Business Disputes
Posted on Nov 7, 2017
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"Fast and effective communication, quick turn-around on edits."

Draft Employment Agreement
Posted on Oct 25, 2017

Work History

Colón-Machargo Law Studio

Member

Jul 2013 - Present

Represents and counsels clients on general civil, administrative and contractual matters, including but not limited to areas involving labor and employment law, business law and contracts, estate planning, tax,insurance, real estate and corporate law.

Jul 2013 - Present

Alston & Bird

Project Attorney

Jul 2013 - Present

Provides assistance to lead counsel on complex litigation matters, including preparation for litigation,document review, legal research and drafting of memoranda.

Jul 2013 - Present

Monnolly, Pridgen, Colón-Machargo & Ellenberg

Member

Aug 2010 - Jun 3013

Represented clients in federal courts in the defense of welfare plan claims under ERISA, including those involving disability and life insurance matters.Represented and counseled clients on issues involving labor and employment law, as well as general civil and contractual matters.

Aug 2010 - Jun 3013

Lavergne-Ramirez & Colon-Machargo

Partner

Jan 2003 - Jul 2010

Represented and counseled clients on labor and employment law, insurance law, business law and contracts, as well as general civil and administrative matters.

Jan 2003 - Jul 2010

Adsuar Muñiz Goyco & Besosa

Associate Attorney

Aug 2000 - Dec 2002

Represented and counseled clients in labor and employment matters including employment discrimination,wrongful discharge, wage and hour disputes, labor relations, workers’ compensation and COBRA issues. Processed business-related visas to relocate foreign high-profile executives to the U.S. Rendered legal opinions regarding labor and employment issues, as well as personnel policies and procedures.

Aug 2000 - Dec 2002

National Labor Relations Board

Field Attorney

Sep 1997 - Jul 2000

Investigated and prosecuted unfair labor practice charges before the Administrative Law Judge; drafted post-trial briefs and provided assistance in any compliance matters; presided over representation proceedings to conduct secret ballot elections and advised the public about their rights under state and federal labor and employment law statutes.

Sep 1997 - Jul 2000

Verner Liipfert Bernhard McPhearson & Hand

Law Clerk

Jan 1997 - Aug 1997

Researched legal issues and provided advice to the Legislative Department on issues concerning Puerto Rico, as well as the state of the law in various Latin American countries.Actively participated in meetings to strategize and implement lobbying efforts to maximize the money assignments and Congress appropriations to be received by the Government of Puerto Rico.

Jan 1997 - Aug 1997

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