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Anita Montaner-Sevillano

Capital Member and Chair, Labor & Employment Law Practice Group
787.250.5652 | ams@mcvpr.com

Biography

Mrs. Montaner's areas of practice include business immigration and employment law, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, Title VII, the ADEA, workers' compensation, wage and hour claims, wrongful discharge, and all other types of employment discrimination.  She provides counseling and litigation defense to employers before agencies and courts in employment rights litigation.

She is ranked as one of Puerto Rico’s Leading Attorneys in the Labor & Employment field by the renowned international publication Chambers & Partners in its Latin America Guide. She is also ranked in the Immigartion Law field of The Best Lawyers in Puerto Rico guide.

She is an active firm member in Lex Mundi, a leading global association of independent law firms.

She has lectured on various topics for the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce, the Association of Labor Relations Practitioners, the Society for Human Resources Management, the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, as well as other professional organizations. She regularly provides seminars to clients. She has also contributed several articles to major circulation newspapers in Puerto Rico related to immigration and employment rights laws.

Ms. Montaner-Sevillano is the first woman to be elected to the Firm's Policy Committee.  

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Member, Policy Committee

Leader, Immigration Practice Team

Co-Leader, Retail Industry Practice Team

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Education

B.A., Cum Laude, Boston College

J.D., Magna Cum Laude, University of Puerto Rico Law School

Memberships

Puerto Rico Bar Association, section on Labor and Employment Law

American Immigration Lawyers Association

Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)

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