María Cáceres-Boneau represents and advises employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. Her practice focuses on defending businesses in employment litigation, including matters involving discrimination, disability, termination, and wage and hour claims. She has litigated in federal and state courts, focusing on both single plaintiff and class action proceedings. Recently, she won a defense victory for a real estate brokerage firm in a breach of contract case.

In addition to her litigation practice, María regularly counsels employers on a wide range of employment-related matters, including policies, practices, and workplace violence prevention.

María has experience investigating internal complaints of sexual and other types of harassment or discrimination, including allegations made against officers of multinational companies. 

Prior to joining Littler, María was an attorney at a leading international law firm.

Professional & Community Affiliations


Y Tu Tambien


Named, Rising Star

New York Metro

Super Lawyers


Books & Book Chapters

  • The Developing Labor Law, 2013 Supplement, Contributing editor, Chapter 30 RICO and Labor Law, Bloomberg BNA, 2013
  • The Developing Labor Law (Sixth Edition), Contributing editor, Chapter 30 RICO and Labor Law, Bloomberg BNA, 2012

Speaking Engagements

Panelist, Latino Women in U.S. and Cross-Border Business and Initiatives

Engaged Forum, New York, NY

October 11, 2018


  • J.D., Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, 2008
  • M.S., Hunter College, 2003
  • B.A., Yale University, 2001


  • Spanish

Bar Admission

New York


  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York