Mr. Acevedo graduated cum laude from Fordham University School of Law, where he was an Associate Editor of the Fordham Law Review and was inducted into the Order of the Coif. While at Fordham, Mr. Acevedo was selected as a Stein Scholar, a prestigious public interest law and ethics fellowship.
After graduating law school, Mr. Acevedo clerked for two years for the Hon. Deborah A. Batts, a federal district court judge in the Southern District of New York. Judge Batts is nationally recognized and honored for her trailblazing work as an individual, attorney and a jurist.