Anabel Rodríguez-Alonso actively litigates before Puerto Rico and federal courts and quasi-judicial administrative forums, such as the National Labor Relations Board, Anti-Discrimination Unit and Negotiation and Conciliation Bureau of the Department of Labor. Anabel advises clients con collective bargaining strategy, collective bargaining agreement administration, mediation and arbitration of conflicts. She has extensive experience in labor-management relations and in claims involving:
- Wrongful terminations
- Discrimination and retaliation claims
- Unfair labor practice arbitration
- Worker’s compensation
- Leaves and disability accommodation
- Government relations
- Collective bargaining
Anabel is a frequent speaker at seminars to professional groups and clients, especially in the interplay between the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, Puerto Rico’s Working Mother’s Act and worker’s compensation. In this post-COVID-19 era, Anabel spearheaded the firm’s technology and social media initiatives for counseling clients in the development of protocols and a myriad of developing legal issues. She has presented on a number of related topics such as the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, the CARES Act and related Paycheck Protection Program dispositions, and on issues related to unemployment benefits. Anabel is actively involved in community initiatives, and pro bono and volunteer work for nonprofits institutions close to her.
During law school, Anabel was editor of the University of Puerto Rico Law Review.