Alvaro Pascotto is an acknowledged international expert in business aviation whose clients include many Fortune 500 companies and well-known entertainment and business personalities. Additionally, his practice includes private equity and wealth management, tax planning, and entertainment and intellectual property. He serves as primary counsel to various European clients engaged in international trade and media distribution. Formerly an attorney of counsel to Morrison & Foerster LLP in its Los Angeles office, Mr. Pascotto has managed numerous investments, both in the United States and Europe, and serves as the general partner of various family-related partnerships and trusts.
Mr. Pascotto's extensive aviation experience has involved complex planning and structuring of ownership, registration and operation of aircraft, including compliance with all applicable FAA regulatory requirements and management of associated tax issues.
Mr. Pascotto, who is an FAA licensed pilot, is also a member of the Tax Committee of the National Business Aviation Association, Inc. He has lectured at a variety of aviation and tax seminars and publishes articles on a regular basis. He received his J.D. from the University of Rome in 1973. He is a member of the State Bar of California and is also admitted to practice law in Italy.