Edwin Bayo´

Edwin A. Bayo´
Partner

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PRACTICE AREAS:

  • Administrative & Regulatory
  • Government
  • Health Care


BACKGROUND:
Ed was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. After graduating in 1978 with a bachelor's degree in economics (cum laude) from the University of Puerto Rico, Ed moved to the United States to pursue his legal education. He received his Juris Doctorate from Stetson Law School in 1981.

EXPERIENCE:
Ed worked in various capacities for the Florida Office of the Attorney General, including Tax Litigation, Administrative Law, Cabinet Affairs and Inspector General. Ed's primary area of practice while in government involved providing advice and representation to regulatory boards under the umbrella of the Department of Health and the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. As Senior Assistant Attorney General in the Administrative Law Section, Ed served as counsel to various professional regulatory boards, including Pharmacy, Dentistry, Osteopathic Medicine, Chiropractic Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Professional Engineers, Landscape Architecture, Clinical Social Work, and Harbor Pilots. In addition, Ed handled temporary duties or litigation for several other boards including Medicine, Psychology, Nursing, Architecture and Accountancy. In 2002, Ed served as the Attorney General Representative to the Pedigree Paper Task Force, created by the Legislature to review and reform Florida's regulation of the prescription drug wholesale industry.

Ed's current practice at Grossman, Furlow and Bayo' includes the representation of professional licensees, regulated entities and interested parties before regulatory agencies, Florida Courts and the Division of Administrative Hearings. He concentrates his practice in the areas of Administrative and Regulatory Law with emphasis on the laws and regulations affecting pharmacies, drug manufacturers and drug wholesalers. He is a frequent speaker before local, state, and national professional organizations on licensure and regulatory issues, and has published several articles on these topics.

EDUCATION:

  • University of Puerto Rico, B.A. (Economics, 1978, Cum Laude)
  • University of Baltimore School of Law (1978-1980)
  • Stetson University School of Law, J.D. (1981)

PROFESSIONAL:

  • Florida Bar
    • Member, Health Law Section
    • Member, Administrative Law Section
    • Charter Member, Government Lawyer Section
  • Florida Government Bar Association
  • Tallahassee Bar Association
  • Selected as top attorney by Super Lawyers 2006
  • Adjunct Professor,
    Florida State University College of Law

CIVIC:

  • Speaker, FSU Hispanic Honor Student Society
  • Speaker, FSU Law School Summer Program for Undergraduate Minority Students
  • Past President and Member, Hispanic Bar Association, 2nd Judicial Circuit

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Florida Outlaws Patient Brokering. Florida Bar Health Section Newsletter (October 1997)
  • Who Goes First and What is "Competent Substantial Evidence" in a Proposed Rule Challenge? A commentary on the Order and Burden of Proof in Challenges to Proposed Rules. Florida Bar Journal (January 1999)
  • Florida's Cabinet System: Y2K and Beyond. Florida Bar Journal (November 2000)
  • Professional and Occupational Licensing. Florida Bar Administrative Law Practice Handbook, Sixth Edition (2001)
  • Discovery Issues from a Government Lawyer Perspective. Florida Bar Government Lawyer Section Reporter (Fall 2003)
  • The 10 Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make in Responding to a Notice of Disciplinary Investigation. The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make and How to Avoid Them. SEAK Publications (2005)
 

Our Location and Operating HoursFind

Our Address:
2022-2 Raymond Diehl Rd.
Tallahassee, FL 32308
Hours of Operation:
Mon. to Fri. 8:30am to 5:30pm
Telephone: (850) 385 - 1314

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