Ineabelle Santiago-Camacho

Counsel, Litigation Practice Group
787.250.5641 | isc@mcvpr.com

Biography

Her practice includes federal, state and appellate courts and administrative civil litigation, as well as arbitration and mediation. Ms. Santiago Camacho is a seasoned litigator with over 25 years of experience. During her career, she has successfully represented clients in complex civil rights and political discrimination cases.

Prior to joining McV, she worked at a San Juan law firm where she also handled labor and employment matters, including drafting of employee handbooks and policies, negotiating collective bargaining contracts and litigation and providing  advice in disciplinary matters.

Representative Cases

  • Representation of the Commonwealth of Puerto in a trial an action claiming civil rights violation predicated on political discrimination. Moreno Pancorbo v. Autoridad de Carreteras, KPE, 1996-0427.  The case was affirmed.
  • Successfully represented the Commonwealth in an action claiming civil rights violation predicated on political discrimination under the First, Fifth, and Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution. Dismissal was granted. Sandra Torres v. Alejandro García Padilla, 209 F. Supp.3d 448 (D.P.R. 2016).
  • Representation of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico in a political discrimination complaint.  Motion for summary judgment was granted and affirmed by the First Circuit. Mercado v. PRTC, 376 F. 3d 46 (1st. Cir.2005).
  • Representation of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico in an action claiming civil rights violation predicated on political discrimination under the First, Fifth, and Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution. Motion for Summary Judgment was granted. Morales Concepción v José Lluch, 312 F. Supp.  2d 125 (D.P.R. 2004).
  • Successfully represented the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico in an action claiming civil rights violation predicated on political discrimination under the First, Fifth, and Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution. Motion to Dismiss was granted and subsequently affirmed by the First Circuit. Frank Cepero- Rivera v. Fernando Fagundo, 414 F.3d 124 (1stCir. 2005).
  • Successfully represented Carlos Albizu University in a Title VII claim. Francisca Santiago v. CAU, Civil No. 2008-1612. Motion for summary judgment was granted.
  • Successfully represented Endress + Hausser in a Law 75 arbitration. Endress + Hauser, Inc. v. Engineered Parts & Services, 01-16-0003-0231
  • Successfully represented Editorial Televisa in a Title VII discrimination complaint. Lilliam Pérez v. Editorial Televisa, Civil No. 03-2178.

Practices

Bar Admissions

Education

BA , University of Puerto Rico, 1989

JD, University of Puerto Rico Law School, 1992

Certified Legal Specialty

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