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Associate Counsel

Company: Popular
Location: San Juan
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link At Popular, we offer a wide variety of services and financial solutions to serve our communities in Puerto Rico, United States & Virgin Islands. As employees, we are dedicated to making our customers dreams come true by offering financial solutions in each stage of their life. Our extensive trajectory demonstrates the resiliency and determination of our employees to innovate, reach for the right solutions and strongly support the communities we serve; therefore, we value their diverse skills, experiences and backgrounds. Are you ready for a rewarding career? Over 8,000 people in Puerto Rico, United States and Virgin Islands work at Popular. Come and join our community! General Description In coordination with the Claims & Lawsuits Lawyer, handle disputes, advise internal business clients, and litigate cases as counsel-of-record (under supervision) and/or in collaboration with outside counsel. Will also provide general legal advice and support on business matters in a fast-paced environment. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analyze claims and formulating litigation and early case resolution strategy
  • Conduct fact investigations and legal research
  • Draft legal papers, including case-related correspondence pleadings, briefs, declarations, discovery demands and responses
  • Represent Popular during court proceedings (including federal and state court appearances), arbitrations, mediations, and depositions
  • Advise the Claims & Lawsuits Lawyer on strength of claims and defenses, dispute avoidance and resolution
  • Respond to third-party subpoenas
  • Manage and work collaboratively with outside counsel, as needed
  • Work closely with the Claims & Lawsuits Lawyer on a broad variety of litigation, dispute resolution and risk management issues
  • Prepare witnesses for hearings and depositions
  • Maintain the company's litigation matter management system EducationJuris Doctor required and admitted to the practice of law in the Commonwealth of Puerto RicoExperience Minimum of three years of experience in securities law, corporate law, corporate governance and/or transactional work, legal advice or litigation in the corporate and securities area. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's)
    • Possess knowledge of local and federal laws, with particular emphasis on securities laws and laws and regulations applicable to public companies.
    • Experience in handling corporate governance matters, including knowledge of applicable local and federal regulations.
    • Excellent communication skills in English and Spanish, both verbal and written, and in particular, excellent legal drafting skills.
    • Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize, work with multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines.
    • High degree of commitment, ability to adapt to new situations and work under pressure.
    • Excellent legal research skills.
    • Outstanding analytical ability and attention to detail.
    • Ability to solve situations and present solutions effectively.
    • Skills to develop and maintain good interpersonal relationships, anticipate needs, present alternatives to solve situations and provide continuity and follow-up on matters.
    • Capacity to handle high volume of work and ability to work with minimal supervision.
    • Knowledge of the following programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, among others. Accountability Analytical Discipline Business Excellence Change Agent Character Customer Centric Self Development Important: The candidate must provide evidence of academic preparation or courses related to the job posting, if necessary.If you have a disability and need assistance with the application process, please contact us . This email inbox is monitored for such types of requests only. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed exemptions or reasonable accommodations. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.As Puerto Rico's leading financial institution, we reaffirm our commitment to always offer essential financial services and solutions for our customers, including during emergency situations and/or natural disasters. Popular's employees are considered essential workers, whose role is critical in the continuity of these important services even under such circumstances. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that Popular may require your services during and immediately after any such events.If you are a California resident, please -click here -to learn more about your privacy rights. .Popular -is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Popular, McAllen , Associate Counsel, Legal , San Juan, Texas

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