Elaine M Maldonado-Matías is the managing partner at Sepulvado, Maldonado & Couret, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Before joining Sepulvado, Maldonado & Couret, she was a capital member at Puerto Rico’s largest law firm, McConnell Valdés. While at McConnell she chaired the welfare and ERISA litigation practice area and was a partner in the labour and employment law practice group. Since joining Sepulvado, Maldonado & Couret in 2008, she has continued her employment law practice and has also successfully performed in high-stakes multi-district litigation involving environmental law, tort and product liability issues.