Overview

Federico Bernal is a team leader in Godoy Córdoba's labor and employment consulting department and director of the firm´s corporate reorganizations and Ministry Department. He performs research and represents clients in administrative hearings before the Ministry of Labor. He also has experience in collective bargaining and mergers and acquisitions projects.

Federico conducts client trainings and has presented seminars on the prevention of workplace harassment, employer responsibility in work-related accidents, work and rest periods, and preparing clients for workplace inspections. His articles have been published in Legis´ Actualidad Laboral (Labor News) magazine.

Prior to joining Godoy Córdoba, Federico practiced labor law in at other top law firms in Colombia. Upon starting his career, he was an assistant professor of labor law in the legal aid clinic at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana.

Recognition

Named, Recommended Lawyer

Legal 500

2013

Named, Next Generation Lawyers

Legal 500

2018-2019

News, Analysis & Press

Evolution of Labour Law in Colombia

Colombian Labor Law Overview

Chambers & Partners

2012

Speaking Engagements

Fifth Annual Conference in Monterrey

Nuevo León, C.P.

October 3, 2019

Fifth Annual Conference in Mexico City

México City

October 2, 2019

5ta Conferencia Anual en Colombia

Bogotá

September 6, 2019

4a Conferencia Anual en Colombia

Bogotá

September 26, 2018

Tercera Conferencia Anual en Colombia

Bogotá

November 10, 2017

Third Annual Conference in Colombia

Bogotá

November 10, 2017

Education

  • Advanced Law Degree, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia, 2011
  • Law Degree, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia, 2008

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Bar Admission

Colombia