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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Executive Profile
Former Assistant United States Attorney, Chief, Civil Division, Acting U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office District of Puerto Rico. Involved in numerous areas of criminal and civil litigation in local and federal courts as well as appellate courts. 
Skill Highlights
  • Have been actively involved in commercial litigation, admiralty, labor environmental, real estate, federal regulatory law, food, drug, medical devices and cosmetic law (both civil and criminal); white collar criminal law. Have provided diverse legal services to financial institutions, health care facilities, professional groups, insurance companies and the pharmaceutical industry.
  • As Assistant U.S. Attorney, Chief of the Civil Division, was principal counsel in Puerto Rico for the Small Business Administration, Federal Drug Administration, Veterans Administration, Farmers Home Administration, Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Environmental Protection Agency, Immigration and Naturalization Service, U.S. Postal Service, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Customs Service. 
Core Accomplishments
In the area of criminal and civil law I have tried more than a hundred cases, the majority of which involved a jury. Have represented a former governor, former P.R. Government cabinet members, a member of the U.S. Congress, a member of the Puerto Rico House of Representatives, executives of Fortune 500 corporations, former bank presidents, lobbyist and others in criminal investigations and trials both in Puerto Rico, Pennsylvania and Boston. Have also handled numerous appeals before the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, Circuit Court of Appeals, Supreme Court of Puerto Rico, and three certioraris before  the United States Supreme Court
Professional Experience
2013 to Current
Partner Petco Walnut Creek, CA,
Partner in law firm with numerous corporate clients specializing in white collar criminal litigation and civil litigation as well as regulatory law.  
09/2010 to 2013
Partner Petco Waltham, MA,
Partner of firm with numerous corporate clients including insurance companies, hospitals, manufacturing and pharmaceutical companies.
2006 to 09/2010
Partner Petco Warrenton, VA,

Partner of firm specializing in local and federal litigation both civil and criminal

1998 to 2006
Managing and Litigation Partner Lausell & Carlo, PSC City, STATE,
Managed  mid size law firm with numerous corporate clients including banks, hospitals and insurance companies.
1996 to 1998
Managing and Litigation Partner Lausell, Carlo & Goble City, STATE,
Managed a mid size law firm with numerous corporate clients including banks and communications companies.  
1982 to 1996
Assistant U.S. Attorney US Attorney's Office Puerto Rico City, STATE,
Assistant U.S. Attorney handling both civil and criminal matters in local,  federal court and the Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Appointed Chief of the Civil Division in 1985 supervising ten other Assistant US Attorneys, appointed Acting US Attorney in the absence of the United States Attorney.
1981 to 1982
Law Clerk to US Magistrate Judge US District Court Puerto Rico City, STATE,
Drafting of orders and opinions, legal research, handling of conferences with attorneys and court room assistance.
07/1979 to 04/1981
Professor of Business Law American College City, STATE,
Taught business law to students seeking a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration.
Expected in 1976 to to
Bachelor of Arts: Social Sciences
University of Puerto Rico - San Juan, P.R.
Political Sciences-Magna Cum Laude
Expected in 1979 to to
J.D.: Law
Interamerican University School of Law - San Juan, P.R.

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School Attended

  • University of Puerto Rico
  • Interamerican University School of Law

Job Titles Held:

  • Partner
  • Partner
  • Partner
  • Managing and Litigation Partner
  • Managing and Litigation Partner
  • Assistant U.S. Attorney
  • Law Clerk to US Magistrate Judge
  • Professor of Business Law


  • Bachelor of Arts
  • J.D.

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