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Sandra L. Negrón-Monge

Counsel, Labor & Employment Law Practice Group
787.250.2638 |


Ms. Negrón-Monge provides counseling and representation to employee welfare benefits plan sponsors, administrators, and fiduciaries relating to employee benefits issues arising in the design, administration and termination of welfare benefits plans covered by ERISA. 

She also provides legal advice on issues affecting the administration of group health plans and compliance with applicable laws and regulations, such as HIPAA and COBRA.  Ms. Negrón-Monge also counsels clients on employee welfare benefits issues in the context of mergers and acquisitions, drafts and revises related provisions of purchase and sale agreements, and conducts due diligence and analysis of contracting parties’ legal obligations.  She has extensive experience defending employers in ERISA claims for breach of fiduciary duty, for benefits due, for interference with ERISA rights, and for statutory penalties.

Prior to joining McConnell Valdés in 1999 Ms. Negrón-Monge served as Judicial Clerk to Puerto Rico Supreme Court Judge Hon. Francisco Rebollo-López. 

Ms. Negrón-Monge chairs the Special Committee on Employee Benefits of the Federal Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section.

Representative Cases

Before focusing her practice on employee welfare benefits, Ms. Negrón-Monge counseled and represented employers in a variety of labor and employment law matters, and handled litigation in both federal and local courts, and before various administrative agencies such as the Puerto Rico Antidiscrimination Unit, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Conciliation and Arbitration Bureau, among others.


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Leader, Welfare and ERISA Litigation Practice Team

Bar Admissions


B.A., Cum Laude, University of the Sacred Heart

J.D., Magna Cum Laude, Interamerican University of Puerto Rico School of Law, 1997


Puerto Rico Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section

Federal Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section

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