Description:

A Global Law Firm is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be treated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, gender identity, or any other factor protected by law. Job applicant poster viewing center. (https://mandatoryview.com/?LicenceId=09b17fa3-b781-4022-bfdd-ec61a570463c&ProductType=OnlineApplicant)

Job Description:
A Global Law Firm's San Juan office is seeking a Tax attorney with at least 4 years of tax related experience in working on Puerto Rico and United States taxation matters. Particularly, experience in mergers and acquisitions, inbound structuring, preparation and submission of request for private letter rulings and Closing Agreements with the Puerto Rico Department of the Treasury, preparation and submission for applications of tax exemption decrees with the PR Department of Economic Development and Commerce, taxation of private equity funds and investors, taxation of financial institutions, corporate and entity tax planning, energy tax credits, Opportunity Zone Funds, amongst others.

Direct applicants only. No third-party submissions.
General & Essential Job Expectations
While the specific job requirements of a DLA Piper 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.

Requirements:
  • J.D.
  • 4+ years of relevant tax related experience
  • Admitted to practice in Puerto Rico
  • 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