Edwin Bayó, Esq.
Ed Bayó has a B. A. in Economics from the University of Puerto Rico (1978) and a Juris Doctor from Stetson University (1981). After two years in private practice, he joined the Tax Section of the Attorney General’s Office, were he handled litigation at all State Court levels as well as in Federal District Courts. Mr. Bayo subsequently worked in various capacities for the Florida Office of the Attorney General, including Administrative Law, Cabinet Affairs and Inspector General. His 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, Mr. Bayo 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, he handled temporary duties or litigation for several other boards including Medicine, Psychology, Nursing, Architecture and Accountancy. In 2002, Mr. Bayo served as the Attorney General’s Representative to the Pedigree Paper Task Force, which re-wrote state regulations over the drug wholesale industry.
Mr. Bayo’s current practice at Grossman, Furlow and Bayó 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 Board Certified by the Florida Bar in state and federal government and administrative practice, is a frequent speaker before local, state, and national professional organizations on licensure and regulatory issues, and has published various articles on these topics.