Nelson Román-Méndez

Associate

(787) 767-1030
(787) 751-4068

nroman@jgl.com

Mr. Román is a Certified Public Accountant. His practice is concentrated in the areas of corporate law, commercial and real estate transactions, tax law, construction law, employment law and general civil and commercial litigation.

He counsels employers in a broad range of employment law issues, including employment contract, compliance with wage and hour laws, employment discrimination, against retaliation and other employment claims; preparation of employee handbooks, and personnel policies and procedures.

Mr. Román has successfully litigated general civil and commercial law suits, and employment discrimination and unjust termination lawsuits for employers. He also represents employers in different matters and administrative proceedings before the Puerto Rico Department of Labor and the State Insurance Fund Corporation. He also counsels clients on corporate matters such as business registration and compliance with government requirements to organize and maintain their business operations in Puerto Rico. He also frequently acts as a Notary Public on complex business and estate matters.

Place of Birth:

Mayaguez, PR

Languages Spoken:

Spanish and English

Education:

  • Interamerican University of Puerto Rico Law School
    San Juan, PR
    2005, JD
    Summa Cum Laude
  • University of Puerto Rico
    San Juan, PR
    1998, BBA in Business Administration, mayor in Accounting
     

BAR ADMISSIONS:

  • Puerto Rico Bar, 2006
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, 2006
  • United States Supreme Court, 2010
     

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS:

  • Federal Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Notary Association of Puerto Rico
  • Puerto Rico Society of Certified Public Accountants
     

ENGAGEMENTS:

Mr. Román has been a professor of Accounting at the University of Puerto Rico.  Prior to practicing law, he worked as senior auditor in a local accounting firm.