Mrs. Anita Montaner-Sevillano’s areas of practice include business immigration and employment law, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, Title VII, the ADEA, workers’ compensation, wage and hour claims, wrongful discharge, and all other types of employment discrimination. She provides counseling and litigation defense to employers before agencies and courts in employment rights litigation.
She is ranked as one of Puerto Rico’s Leading Attorneys in the Labor & Employment field by the renowned international publication Chambers & Partners in its Latin America Guide.
She is an active firm member in Lex Mundi, a leading global association of independent law firms.
She has lectured on various topics for the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce, the Association of Labor Relations Practitioners, the Society for Human Resources Management, the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, as well as other professional organizations. She regularly provides seminars to clients. She has also contributed several articles to major circulation newspapers in Puerto Rico related to immigration and employment rights laws.
Ms. Montaner-Sevillano is the first woman to be elected to the Firm’s Policy Committee.
- Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
- U.S. District Court District of Puerto Rico
- U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit
- B.A., Boston College
- J.D., University of Puerto Rico Law School
- Puerto Rico Bar Association, section on Labor and Employment Law
- American Immigration Lawyers Association
- Society for Human Resources Management
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