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Sara E. Colón-Acevedo

Principal
San Juan

P 787-522-7310 F 787-522-7306

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Sara E. Colón-Acevedo

Biography

Sara is a principal in the San Juan, Puerto Rico, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice concentrates in employment discrimination and wage and hour law counseling and litigation on behalf of employers in Puerto Rico local and federal courts.

She has extensive trial experience before both federal and local courts and administrative forums in Puerto Rico. She also has experienced defending employers facing collective wage and hour class actions.

In her more than 15 years of practice, Sara has developed extensive experience offering preventive advice to clients, developing and revising policies, and giving seminars to clients on different areas in the Employment Law field.

Following her undergraduate studies, she was a teacher in a private school in Puerto Rico. She decided to continue her studies and, following law school, she completed a two year clerkship at the San Juan Superior Court with Honorable Judges Carmen Rita Vélez-Borrás and Arnaldo López-Rodríguez.

Sara is fluent in Spanish and English.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Chambers Latin America, "Labour and Employment" (2021)
  • The Best Lawyers in Puerto Rico©, "Labor and Employment Law" (2020-2021)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • New York State Bar Association