Special Counsel For Labor And Employment Matters

Special Counsel To Businesses And Other Law Firms

It is often said that there is no substitute for experience. That is certainly true in the practice of law. Experience and knowledge is exactly what you will find when you work with the  Capó Law Office. Jorge Capó previously was the senior labor and employment lawyer at O’Neill & Borges LLC, Puerto Rico’s leading full-service law firm. Chambers and Partners® Latin America– has repeatedly top ranked him in the field of Labor and Employment law (2013 thru 2020).

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At Capó Law Office every consultation is personally handled by Jorge Capó. Client consultations are never delegated to associates or less experienced lawyers. All clients are given Mr. Capó’s personal cell phone number and are encouraged to call or text him no matter the day or hour.

A Lifetime In Law: Practicing, Advising And Teaching

After graduating from the University of Puerto Rico (Juris Doctor, magna cum laude) and the University of Pennsylvania (Master of Laws – LL.M) law schools, attorney Capó joined the O’Neill & Borges law firm in 1980. Five years later, he was invited to the partnership. As head of the firm’s labor department or as senior member, he continued to personally advise and represent clients, while also mentoring and supervising other lawyers.

In 1995, attorney Capó counseled the Puerto Rico executive and legislative branches in successfully approving Labor Reform legislation. Later, in 1998, he counseled the local government in approving a bill, which would become Puerto Rico’s Minimum Wage, Vacation and Sick Leave Law. More recently, attorney Capó advised the Puerto Rico executive branch on contemplated Labor Reform legislation (Law No. 4-2017).

Mr. Capó also teaches labor relations and employment law courses at the University of Puerto Rico, School of Business Administration

Advice And Representation In A Wide Variety Of Employment And Labor Law Matters

The Capó Law Office provides business clients with counseling and litigation representation in labor relations and employment law, including:

  • Employment discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Wrongful discharge
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Drug testing
  • Privacy rights
  • Employee data protection
  • Wage and hour matters
  • ERISA matters
  • COBRA matters
  • Payroll taxes
  • Employee benefits and compensation
  • Benefit claims
  • Employment contracts
  • Noncompetition agreements
  • Executive employment contracts
  • International employee contracts
  • Employment manuals and policies
  • Union campaigns
  • Collective bargaining
  • Arbitration
  • Labor aspects of reorganizations and sales
  • Labor-related bankruptcy issues
  • Layoffs
  • RIFs
  • Startup and closing of operations

Mr. Capó has extensive experience as labor and employment outside counsel for international, national and local businesses; and frequently serves as local independent counsel for national and multinational law firms.

Contact The Firm To Discuss Your Legal Needs

The Capó Law Office serves clients throughout Puerto Rico. To schedule an initial consultation and to discuss your legal needs, contact the firm. Call 787-200-2729 or fill out an online contact form.