San Juan, Puerto Rico:

Jackson Lewis P.C.

  • San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • American International Plaza, 250 Muñoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 404, San Juan, PR 00918
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    4.7/5.0 (958)
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About our San Juan, Puerto Rico: office

Jackson Lewis P.C. is a law firm with more than 900 attorneys in major cities nationwide serving clients across a wide range of practices and industries. Having built its reputation on providing workplace law representation to management, the firm has grown to include practices in the areas of government relations, healthcare and sports law. Named the "Innovative Law Firm of the Year" by the International Legal Technology Association, the firm’s commitment to client service draws clients to Jackson Lewis for excellent value-driven legal advice.

Office Details

Contact Information:
(787) 523-7939  Phone
(787) 523-7999  Fax
Mailing Address:
American International Plaza, 250 Muñoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 404, San Juan, PR 00918
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    Areas of Practice (10)

    Specific Areas of Practice for our San Juan office:

    • Affirmative Action and OFCCP Planning and Counseling
    • Corporate Diversity Counseling
    • Disability, Leave and Health Management
    • Employee Benefits including Complex ERISA Litigation and Executive Compensation
    • Global Immigration
    • Labor, including Preventive Practices
    • Litigation including Class Actions and e-Discovery
    • Non-Competes and Protection Against Unfair Competition
    • Wage and Hour Compliance
    • Workplace Safety Compliance

    People (6)

    General Employment Litigation, Wage and Hour, Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, Retail and Consumer Goods

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    Office Managing Principal and Office Litigation Manager

    General Employment Litigation, Wage and Hour, Airline and Airline Service Providers, Manufacturing, Hospitality, Pharmac ...

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    Principal and Office Litigation Manager

    Corporate Diversity Counseling, General Employment Litigation, International Employment Issues, Hospitality, Pharmaceuti ...

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    General Employment Litigation, Labor and Preventive Practices

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    Disability, Leave and Health Management, Employee Benefits

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    General Employment Litigation

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    Peer Reviews

    4.7/5.0 (958 reviews)
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    • 5.0/5.0 Review for Jennifer A. Schwartz by a General Counsel on 10/19/15 in Employment Litigation

      I have worked directly with Jennifer on a number of legal matters. I serve as General Counsel for a large and diversified privately held corporate client. When I was looking for counsel to represent senior executives and the Company, I retained Jen... Read more

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      I have worked directly with Jennifer on a number of legal matters. I serve as General Counsel for a large and diversified privately held corporate client. When I was looking for counsel to represent senior executives and the Company, I retained Jennifer and was very impressed with her knowledge of the law, her advocacy and her professional nature. I have no hesitation recommending her and would retain her in the future on complex legal matters. Read less

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    • 5.0/5.0 Review for Todd H. Girshon by a Principal on 02/11/15 in Environmental Litigation

      Excellent and trustworthy lawyer.

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    Jackson Lewis is committed to promoting an inclusive culture where diversity is valued by everyone.  We are proud of our role as a leader in educating and training employers in the laws of equal opportunity and affirmative action, as well as best practices for corporate diversity programs and initiatives.  We share our clients’ goals to emphasize diversity, integrity, and respect for the contribution of every employee. We understand the importance of having a workforce that reflects the various communities in which we work, and upon which we can rely to creatively develop preventive strategies and positive solutions for our clients.  Jackson Lewis seeks to recruit, hire, retain, develop, and advance a diverse team of employees who share our passion for representing management in all aspects of workplace law, and strives to consistently act under the following guiding principles:


    • Encourage a better understanding of how diverse individual experiences and backgrounds can strengthen the firm and its productivity through a continuing firm-wide communication and educational process
    • Strive to help every employee realize his or her professional potential within the firm
    • Treat every person with dignity and respect
    • Promote understanding and acceptance of individual differences
    • Respect our employees’ needs to have a work/life balance


    The firm has a standing Diversity Committee divided into sub-committees, both to ensure all vital areas are addressed, and to provide leadership opportunities for female and minority attorneys.  The Diversity Committee is Chaired by Senior Partner Weldon H. Latham, and consists of the Co-Chairs of five Attorney Resource Groups (ARGs), discussed below.  Joan Ackerstein, a member of the firm’s Management Committee, serves as Management Committee Liaison to the Diversity Committee, and Partner, Michael Hatcher, serves as the firm’s Diversity Manager.  The ARGs address mentoring, business development, pro bono activities and recruiting.  Our Diversity Committee coordinates the activities of our ARGs, which include African American; Asian American; Hispanic; Women; and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender attorneys.  Each of the ARGs meets periodically to discuss business development opportunities, client service initiatives, and other professional issues. 


    The following groups act under the guidance of the Diversity Committee:


    African-American Attorney Resource Group

    Co-Chaired by LeRoy Watkins (Morristown office) and Dev Sukhdeo (Miami office)

    A resource for Jackson Lewis attorneys looking to build and maintain business relationships with HR professionals, corporate counsel and community organizations. 


    • Regular meetings and informal network that helps foster a positive and supportive forum in which issues unique to attorneys of color are addressed
    • Attorneys sponsor and participate in Minority Corporate Counsel Association and National Association of African Americans in Human Resources events, are active members of the National Bar Association and National Employment Law Conference

    Asian American Attorney Resource Group

    Co-Chaired by Tanya Bovee (Hartford office) and Nicky Jatana (Los Angeles office)

    Primary goal is to increase the firm’s visibility among Asian Pacific American and other minority attorneys.


    • Proactive recruitment efforts at the law school level to encourage candidates of different backgrounds to apply for positions with the firm
    • Mentoring and assisting Jackson Lewis attorneys in their training and development
    • Introducing and communicating the capabilities of the firm to in-house counsel, human resource professionals, and other key decision-makers within the Asian Pacific American business community and beyond
    • Facilitating a variety of management education programs and presentations on employment, labor, benefits and immigration law topics
    • Supporting and participating in a number of professional organizations, including the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, the North American South Asian Bar Association and the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

    Hispanic Attorney Resource Group 

    Co-Chaired by James Botana (Chicago office) and Pedro Torres-Diaz (Miami office)

    Holds regular meetings to foster communication and teamwork among the group’s members in connection with our efforts to develop as lawyers and expand our business.


    • Committed to  increasing the firm’s visibility among Hispanic-American and other minority attorneys, as well as mentoring the firm’s attorneys to assist in their training and development
    • Has developed and maintained its Spanish Language Legal Services to enhance the firm’s reputation and service level to existing and prospective clients in need of such services 
    • Attorneys participate in Minority Corporate Counsel Association and Hispanic National Bar Association events at both the national and local level

    Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Attorney Resource Group

    Co-Chaired by Michelle Phillips (White Plains office) and Pedro Forment (Miami office)

    A consortium of attorneys and staff committed to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality in the workplace, our LGBT ARG provides an open forum for the exchange of ideas, current legal trends, and information on LGBT issues that are then shared internally and externally to promote an inclusive work environment in which respect and tolerance are the pillars of our firm culture.


    • Reaches out to LGBT and diversity professionals to build and maintain business relationships with corporate counsel, human resource professionals, chief executive officers and trade, non-profit, and professional organizations
    • Routinely provides speakers for a variety of management education-focused presentations, including the avoidance of sexual orientation and gender identity harassment and discrimination, diversity initiatives, domestic partner and marriage benefits and emerging same-sex legal developments
    • Participates in/supports a number of organizations and events, including the Out & Equal Workplace Summit, National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce, Lesbian and Gay Law Association of Greater New York, Society for Human Resource Management Diversity Conference, Echelon Magazine, Professionals in Human Resources Association, the National Lesbian & Gay Law Association and the Lavender Law Conference

    Women's Attorney Resource Group

    Co-Chaired by Susan Corcoran (White Plains office), Peggy Strange (Hartford office) and Samantha Hoffman (Orange County office)

    Committed to involving Jackson Lewis attorneys in opportunities for business development by and for women.  Our firm has been a leader in this area, demonstrated most notably by its annual employment law conferences for women in-house counsel and human resource executives. 


    • Holds regular teleconferences to foster new and sustained marketing initiatives and share successes from around the firm
    • Assists the firm to attract and retain professional and support staff and to create new business opportunities firm wide through fostering the development of rainmaking and leadership skills among Jackson Lewis attorneys
    • Expands the scope and breadth of opportunities for all Jackson Lewis attorneys and facilitates participation by providing mentoring and sharing resources specific to this aspect of our business development efforts
    • Committed to enhancing the firm’s reputation among women’s legal and professional groups through active participation and leadership in such organizations
    • Includes membership in women’s bar associations, local chambers of commerce, and women’s business organizations


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      San Juan, Puerto Rico
      American International Plaza , 250 Muñoz Rivera Avenue, Suite 404
      San Juan, PR 00918

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