Rafael E. Aguiló-Vélez is a co-founder of Schuster Aguiló. He focuses his practice on labor and employment law and is an experienced trial lawyer in civil litigation. He has argued before the Puerto Rico office of the National Labor Relations Board and actively practices before federal and Puerto Rico courts and administrative agencies. He has tried hundreds of cases, and he also provides preventive counseling to employers as a skilled negotiator of settlements and collective bargaining agreements. His experience includes representing corporate entities in the areas of:
- Wrongful dismissal
- Sexual harassment
- Wage and hour
- Workers’ compensation
- Distribution contracts
- Breach of contract litigation
Rafael frequently presents seminars to business organizations, as well as, customized seminars targeting the specific needs and business realities of each client. Before founding Schuster Aguiló, Rafael served as a special aide to the Secretary of Justice of Puerto Rico and ran his own private practice. Prior to his legal career, he held several management positions at a national retailer, was president of a home improvements company in Milwaukee and operated his own printing business.