Katherine González-Valentín is a capital partner at Ferraiuoli LLC, who established and directs the labour and employment department. With more than 23 years of experience in representing management and as a former Assistant US Attorney, Ms González-Valentín has a solid background in litigating employment law cases and counselling employers. She has considerable practical and substantive experience in local and federal laws concerning employment rights, compliance requirements, mergers and acquisitions from a labour perspective and the broad spectrum of employment-related topics, in addition to representing health plans in Medicare-related litigation. Through years of successful exposure to complex litigation, mediation, and arbitration proceedings, she has had extensive experience of handling conflict resolution, achieving comprehensive and mutually beneficial settlements in state and federal judicial, administrative, and extrajudicial claims. Ms González-Valentín’s experience is further enhanced by her leadership roles in key associations within and outside Puerto Rico, and her many years of lecturing and providing training to companies, managers and attorneys on a myriad of employment law and civil practice topics at the local level and in the continental United States.