Job Description Summary:
A Global Law Firm is seeking an associate to join its Litigation Group in the White Collar, Investigations, and Government Enforcement practice. The candidate will sit in the San Juan, Puerto Rico office and must be barred in Puerto Rico.

The ideal candidate for this position will be bilingual in English and Spanish and have 2+ years of experience with complex litigation, including investigations and government enforcement actions at the state or federal level. Background in finance or accounting is preferred.

Qualified applicants must have strong analytical abilities, excellent writing skills, and the requisite academic credentials. Applicants must be admitted to the jurisdiction in which they are applying. We are looking for a candidate with strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to work both independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team. The ability to multi-task and prioritize is also required. We prefer candidates with immediately transferable skills and strong academic backgrounds.

General & Essential Job Expectations
While the specific job requirements of a A Global Law Firm position may vary depending upon scope of the job and area of specialty, there are certain universal requirements that are expected of all A Global Law Firm employees, which include but are not limited to:
  • Effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, with clients, lawyers, business professionals, and third parties;
  • Produce deliverables, answer phone calls, and reply to correspondence in an efficient and responsive manner;
  • Provide timely, accurate, and quality work product;
  • Successfully meet deadlines, expectations, and perform work duties as required;
  • Foster positive work relationships;
  • Comply with all firm policies and practices;
  • Engage in both physical and sedentary activity, such as (a) working at a computer for extended periods of time, including on-screen reading and typing; (b) participating in digital/virtual conference calls; (c) participating in meetings as needed;
  • Perform all other duties, tasks or projects as assigned.

Our employees are expected to embrace and uphold our firm values as a part of our A Global Law Firm culture. We are committed to excellence in how we represent our clients and develop our people.

  • J.D.
  • Background in finance or accounting preferred
  • Puerto Rico Bar License
  • 2+ years of relevant experience
  • Bilingual (English & Spanish)

Physical Demands, Work Environment, and Other Requirements
Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Work Environment:
Hybrid with some in-office expectations or remote (as appropriate)

Some travel required