Overview

Marco Esteban Arias is a member of the BDS Asesores’ Private Labor and Employment Law Practice, where he provides daily advice to clients on a broad range of topics, including disciplinary measures and terminations of employment, planning for strategic decisions, workforce reductions, internal investigations for sexual or labor harassment, and other matters of their day-to-day operations. Marco also has experience in helping international companies understand and navigate Costa Rican legislation.

Additionally, Marco concentrates in drafting, reviewing, and translating legal documents from Spanish to English and vice versa, as well as in facilitating in-house training in labor and employment law in Costa Rica, in Spanish or English.

Since 2020, Marco leads the regional practice for Littler Global’s offices in Central America and the Dominican Republic, serving as point of contact for clients with regional needs, coordinating advice and streamlining the consulting process.

Marco graduated with honors from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law in Chicago, Illinois in the Master's Program for International Attorneys (LLM), in 2016. He worked as a summer associate in Littler’s New York City office in 2016. In 2017, Marco passed the New York State Bar Exam and formally joined the bar in June of 2021.

News, Analysis & Press

Littler Global Guide - Costa Rica - Q1 2022

Global Guide Quarterly

April 18, 2022

Littler Global Guide - Costa Rica - Q2 2021

Global Guide Quarterly

July 19, 2021

Littler Global Guide - Costa Rica - Q3 2020

Global Guide Quarterly

October 22, 2020

Littler Global Guide - Costa Rica - Q2 2020

Global Guide Quarterly

July 23, 2020

Littler Global Guide - Costa Rica - Q4 2019

Global Guide Quarterly

January 22, 2020

Littler Global Guide - Costa Rica - Q3 2019

Global Guide Quarterly

October 16, 2019

Littler Global Guide - Central America - Q2 2019

Global Guide Quarterly

July 17, 2019

Littler Global Guide - Central America - Q1 2019

Global Guide Quarterly

April 15, 2019

Littler Global Guide - Central America - Q4 2018

Global Guide Quarterly

January 16, 2019

Littler Global Guide - Central America - Q3 2018

Global Guide Quarterly

October 11, 2018

Littler Global Guide - Central America - Q2 2018

Global Guide Quarterly

July 20, 2018

Speaking Engagements

Administración de la seguridad de los empleados en el nuevo entorno laboral (bioseguridad)

June 4, 2020

Education

  • LL.M., Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, 2016with honors
  • Law Degree, Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica, 2014

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Bar Admission

Costa Rica
New York