Perspectiva General

Mariela Rexach is an experienced federal litigator with outstanding command of federal civil procedure and evidence, who practices in all areas of employment law. She has actively participated in several major cases before the U. S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico and the U. S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. She has over 50 published federal cases and an outstanding summary judgment record. She has also successfully tried numerous cases before Puerto Rico courts and regularly appears before administrative forums.  

Mariela counsels employers in all employment matters, with particular expertise in the areas of harassment, reasonable accommodation and leaves of absence. She regularly provides her clients with human resources training in performance management meant to minimize and manage litigation risk.

After graduating from law school, and before joining Schuster Aguiló, she served as a judicial clerk to the Hon. Juan M. Pérez-Giménez of the U. S. District Court, District of Puerto Rico. During law school, she served as associate and senior editor for the University of Pennsylvania Law Review.

Afiliaciones Profesionales y Comunitarias

Member

American Bar Association

Member

Federal Bar Association

Director

Federal Bar Association, Puerto Rico Chapter

2000-2002

Member, Committee to Revise Local Rules

U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico

2018

Reconocimiento

Fellow, William T. Fontaine

University of Pennsylvania

1994-1997

Fellow, John Woodruff Simpson

Amherst College

1994

Named, The Best Lawyers in Puerto Rico©

2019-2020

Educación

  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1997
  • B.A., Amherst College, 1994cum laude

Idiomas

  • Spanish
  • English

Admisión de la barra

Puerto Rico

Cortes

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 1st Circuit
  • Supreme Court of Puerto Rico
  • U.S. District Court, District of Puerto Rico