Edward Salcedo > ECIJA DVMS > Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic > Lawyer Profile

Calle Rafael Augusto Sánchez Nº86
Torre Roble Corporate Center, Piso 1
Suite 201D, Piantini, Santo Domingo
Dominican Republic
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Dispute Resolution, Real Estate, Labour Law, Sports and Entretaiment Law




Edward Salcedo is a partner specialized in the areas of Dispute Resolution: litigation and arbitration, Real Estate, Labour Law, Sports and Entretaiment Law at ECIJA.

Edward has represented multinational clients in the recovery of assets, termination of contracts lawsuits, damages, recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards, issues of agency and distribution (Law 173), insurance claims, foreclosures and related matters.

He leads the team in charge of defending Major League Baseball teams from employees, players and suppliers claims. He participated in the first discovery of documents carried out in the Dominican Republic as part of a motion to estimate a claim before a Bankruptcy Court in the United States and also has a wide experience analyzing litigious, labor and real estate related contingencies in connection with local and international acquisitions.

The Labor Law experience of Edward includes assisting clients in the writing of complex labor contracts, separation of high executives and mitigation of labor risks.

His experience in Real Estate and Touristic Law includes the representation of corporate and individual clients in all matters related with the acquisition of properties for touristic development and personal enjoyment.

he serves as Professor of the subject Judicial Private Law at Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE), as Vice-Chair of the Young Lawyers Interest Network of the American Bar Association, and has offered conferences on the legal risks that commonly arise in the baseball industry.


Spanish, English and French


Member of the Dominican Bar Association, and of the International Section of the American Bar Association.


Edward was the student with the highest academic index of his generation and worked during two years in the Cleveland, Ohio office of the firm Squire Patton Boggs, where he carried a practice that covered investors/state arbitration and international commercial arbitration jointly with his Dominican litigation practice.

He obtained a LL.M. in International Legal Studies from Georgetown University, and a Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, from Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE).

Lawyer Rankings

Dominican Republic > Dispute resolution

ECIJA DVMS has a particularly good recognition in the sports and baseball industries, areas in which practice head Edward Salcedo excels. He is well known for acting as main litigation counsel for several Major League Baseball clubs, and is also often involved in cases regarding foreclosure proceedings, liquidations, arbitration and private international law matters. Associate litigators Erika Gomez and Arístides Victoria stand out for representing clients in matters involving employment, real estate, public policy, data protection and intellectual property matters.

Dominican Republic > Labour and employment

ECIJA DVMS is particularly experienced in defending labour claims for international and local clients. Major League Baseball and sports industry companies in general are the firm’s most active clients, as the team has a strong specialism in the sports sector, including in labour and employment matters. The group’s offering also covers restructuring operations, which have been very prominent recently, including those involving terminations, suspensions, negotiations and salary reductions of large groups of employees. Gabriel Dejarden assists employers with the design and implementation of labour manuals and policies, hiring of high-level executives and cross-border assignment of employees. Edward Salcedo represents multinationals in all types of labour claims, while also providing pre-litigation advice to mitigate labour risks and assessing labour risks in M&A transactions.