Opportunity Zone

About

Jorge Salichs is a corporate and government affairs attorney with over fourteen years of combined experience in the legal services and management consulting fields. He specializes in corporate law, economic incentives, opportunity zones, commercial contracts advisory, and government affairs. Jorge has built a very successful niche practice advising companies and investors seeking to take advantage of Puerto Rico’s corporate tax incentives and investment opportunities, and actively advocates for, and promotes the multiple economic development initiatives being carried out in Puerto Rico.

Jorge advises clients on corporate structuring, capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate finance, real estate transactions, opportunity zones, and infrastructure development, with an emphasis on Puerto Rico and Latin America. He routinely counsels U.S. and foreign companies and high net worth individuals considering transfers of companies and assets to Puerto Rico in order to maximize available opportunities under the Puerto Rico economic tax incentives pursuant to Puerto Rico’s Export Services Act (Act 20), Individual Investors Act (Act 22), Economic Incentives for the Development of Puerto Rico Act (Act 73), and other incentives included under the new Puerto Rico Code of Incentives (Act 60).

Jorge currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Greater Washington Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and is also an active member in various trade and professional organizations, including the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and the National Hispanic Bar Association. Jorge is also a brand ambassador of the Alumni Society, a highly influential network of Latino Ivy-League educated executives and leaders in the corporate world.

EDUCATION

  • University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business, M.B.A., 2011
  • University of Puerto Rico Law School, J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 2005
  • Princeton University, B.A., 2000

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Washington, D.C.
  • Puerto Rico
  • Not admitted in California

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish
  • English