Biography

Roy provides strategic guidance to clients in a variety of complex and sophisticated legal transactions. He advises domestic and foreign companies, multinationals and entrepreneurs on their business activities and investment consideration in the United States and throughout Latin America, Asia and Europe, including in cross-border transactions.

Roy also advises clients on corporate finance, real estate and infrastructure development, with an emphasis on Puerto Rico and the Latin American region. He routinely counsels U.S. and foreign clients seeking to relocate to Puerto Rico on maximizing available opportunities under the Puerto Rico economic tax incentives pursuant to Puerto Rico Acts 20 and 22.

Additionally, he assists clients in equity and debt offerings registered under U.S. securities laws, the issuance of equity and debt in global transactions not subject to the registration requirements of U.S. securities laws – principally Rule 144A, Regulation S and Regulation D offerings, 1934 and 1933 Act compliance – and with corporate governance matters.

Roy is co-chair of the firm's EB-5 Immigrant Investor Services Practice and represents public and private clients filing for an EB-5 Regional Center designation from USCIS, as well as developers seeking to raise capital using the EB-5 investor visa program. He is experienced with public-private partnership projects using EB-5 funds and other economic and tax incentives, as well as the combination of EB-5 financing with other programs, such as U.S. federal tax credits (i.e., LIHTC, NMTC and HTCs).

Developers and investors turn to Roy for assistance in the financing and development of renewable energy projects, including solar, wind and waste-to-energy. For developers and LIHTC syndicators, Roy provides guidance in the development and finance of affordable multi-family, elderly and single-family housing, including mixed financing developments.

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining Fox, Roy was a partner in the New York office of a national law firm.

Honors & Awards

  • Included in the Super Lawyers list of "Rising Stars" for Securities & Corporate Finance (2013-2014)