With over two decades of legal experience, Shiara Diloné-Fernández stands at the forefront of labor and employment law, offering a unique blend of business acumen and legal insight. Her distinguished career is marked by a deep commitment to developing creative, cost-effective strategies that address the complex needs of her clients. Shiara’s background in business and accounting enriches her legal practice, allowing her to offer advice that not only aligns with the legal landscape but also supports the strategic business objectives of her clients.

Shiara’s comprehensive understanding of the labor and employment statutory framework enables her to serve as a formidable advocate for employers, both large and small, across a spectrum of industries. As a dedicated management-side labor and employment practitioner, she has adeptly navigated clients through challenges ranging from discrimination and retaliation claims to workers’ compensation issues, always with a focus on minimizing risk and exposure.

Her litigation experience is extensive and multifaceted, spanning both state and federal courts. This experience informs her nuanced approach to legal advice, enabling Shiara to quickly pinpoint key issues, assess associated risks, and evaluate potential exposure. Her ability to tailor her advice to the specific nuances of each matter and the priorities of her clients sets her apart as a trusted advisor in the legal community.

Beyond her legal practice, Shiara is an active voice in the field of employment law, regularly speaking at conferences and providing workplace training on critical topics such as compliance, anti-harassment, and employment law standards. Her efforts have made significant contributions to the understanding and application of employment law, reinforcing her reputation as a thought leader.

Shiara Diloné-Fernández’s blend of legal experience, business insight, and personalized service continues to drive success for her clients, making her an invaluable asset in the ever-evolving landscape of labor and employment law.

Affiliazioni professionali e istituzionali

Member, Board of Directors

Puerto Rico Association of Labor Relations Practitioners



Puerto Rico Bar Association


Labor and Employment Law and Litigation sections

American Bar Association


Puerto Rico Board of Accountancy


Recipient, Faculty Award Outstanding Student in Criminal Law

University of Puerto Rico


Recipient, Benicio Sánchez Castaño Award for Outstanding Student in Criminal Law

Puerto Rico Bar Association


News, Analysis & Press

Littler Global Guide - Puerto Rico - Q3 2022

Global Guide Quarterly

October 25, 2022

Littler Global Guide - Puerto Rico - Q2 2020

Global Guide Quarterly

July 23, 2020

Littler Global Guide - Puerto Rico - Q1 2020

Global Guide Quarterly

April 15, 2020

Speaking Engagements

2023 Puerto Rico Employer Conference

San Juan, PR

April 27, 2023

2021 Puerto Rico Virtual Regional Employer Conference

San Juan, PR

November 16, 2021

Restructuración de costos basado en la terminación de contratos de trabajo / Planes de retiro

May 28, 2020

2019 Puerto Rico Conference

San Juan, PR

April 12, 2019

2018 Littler Puerto Rico Conference

San Juan, PR

April 19, 2018

2017 Littler Global Puerto Rico Conference

San Juan, PR

April 7, 2017

Puerto Rico Labor Reform 2017: What You Need to Know

San Juan, PR

February 16, 2017

Second Annual Puerto Rico Conference

August 18, 2016

Littler Global Puerto Rico Conference

San Juan, PR

August 20, 2015


  • J.D., University of Puerto Rico, 2003magna cum laude
  • B.A., University of Puerto Rico, 1998magna cum laude

Conoscenze linguistiche

  • Spagnolo
  • Inglese

Foro di appartenenza

Puerto Rico


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