Vanessa Marzán-Hernández focuses her practice in labor and employment law matters. She actively litigates before government agencies such as the National Labor Relations Board; Conciliation and Arbitration Bureau of the Puerto Rico Department of Labor, Anti-Discrimination Unit; and other administrative quasi-judicial forums. She also litigates before Puerto Rico and federal courts. Vanessa advises clients on collective bargaining strategy, collective bargaining agreement administration, union avoidance, mediation and arbitration of conflict. She has advised and litigated cases related to:

  • Secondary boycott
  • Jurisdictional disputes
  • Injunctions
  • Wrongful termination
  • Discrimination and harassment
  • Collective bargaining

Vanessa has more than 15 years of experience in the labor management field. She worked for the National Labor Relations Board, former Region 24, for more than 7 years as a field examiner. Prior to joining Schuster Aguiló, Vanessa had a successful solo practitioner career representing both labor and management clients.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member, Board of Directors

Labor Relations Practitioners Association



Labor Law Commission

Puerto Rico Bar Association


Women's Commission

Puerto Rico Bar Association


FMLA Midwinter Meeting Report

American Bar Association


Recipient, Dean's Medal of Honor

Highest GPA in Labor Relations

University of Puerto Rico


Speaking Engagements

2018 Littler Puerto Rico Conference

Hato Rey, PR

April 19, 2018

Second Annual Puerto Rico Conference

Hato Rey, PR

August 18, 2016


  • J.D., University of Puerto Rico School of Law, 2006magna cum laude
  • B.A., University of Puerto Rico Labor Relations Institute, 2001magna cum laude


  • Spanish
  • English

Bar Admission

Puerto Rico


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