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Ferraiuoli LLC

Labour & Employment

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded team handling the full spectrum of labour and employment mandates. Frequently advises on labour audits, immigration issues and the review of internal policies. Team boasts additional expertise representing clients in labour litigation proceedings, including wage and hour claims, unjust termination and discrimination disputes. Acts for an impressive roster of clients hailing from the manufacturing, pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors.

Strengths

One interviewee appreciates that "the lawyers have always been very helpful and the service is great," while another comments: "They are timely and provide creative solutions."

Work highlights

Advised Alight Solutions on the establishment of a defined contribution retirement plan.

Notable practitioners

Katherine González frequently assists clients with employment compliance and the review of internal labour policies. Her expertise extends to representing employers in unfair dismissal, discrimination and retaliation claims. One client appreciates that "she gives direction," adding: "She provides good service and timely responses."

María Judith Marchand-Sánchez boasts over three decades' experience advising clients from the healthcare, hospitality and retail industries on contentious labour matters, including unfair dismissal and discrimination claims. She also has a strong track record advising on labour aspects of M&A transactions. A market source enthuses that "she has a longstanding presence at the firm."

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Overview

We strive to assist management in being the best employers, with compliant and practical employment practices in place that will allow the company to hire, retain and develop a valuable, motivated and engaged workforce. We understand the importance and risks associated with business decisions involving human resources. Thus, our legal and practical advice in the employment context is directed toward preventing controversies, managing situations before they become issues and providing solutions that address compliance and business objectives though legal services that are sensitive to our clients' needs, goals and budgets.

We also form a strong alliance with our clients as experienced and tactical employment litigators with valuable procedural and trial experience at judicial and administrative forums. Given the nature of our jurisdiction, rich in employment legislation and with a dual legal system characterized by coexisting U.S. federal laws and local legal provisions, our practice covers the full-spectrum of state and federal employment and labor laws concerning employment relationships, corporate and human resources management, with the support of a full service law firm. With a clear goal of excelling at serving our clients' needs, our team of professionals participates in a constant learning process to stay abreast of an ever-changing legal landscape, through our day-to-day hands-on, legal work, publications, speaking engagements, training and leadership roles.

Clients

Abbott Laboratories / AbbVie, Inc.

Aldo U.S., Inc.

Kevane Grant Thornton LLP

MMM Healthcare

New 579 and Beyond, Inc., d/b/a/ Rainbow, Mariannes and 5-7-

Stericycle, Inc.

Subway Island Development Corp.

Industries

Education

Financial Institutions

Financial Services

Food & Spirits

Health

Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences

Retail

Technology, Hardware & Electronics

Waste & Recycling

Labour & Employment Department

Ferraiuoli LLC

firm
Department location

221 Ponce de León Avenue

4th Floor

Hato Rey

San Juan

San Juan

Puerto Rico

00917

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Puerto Rico

Labour & Employment


Katherine González
Band 2
María Judith Marchand-Sánchez
Band 2