Gisela E. Sánchez-Alemán

Gisela E. Sánchez Alemán joined Ferraiuoli in September 2019 as an Associate Attorney for the Labor & Employment Law Department. Gisela’s practice includes employment litigation in judicial and administrative forums, compliance and preventive consulting in matters concerning labor and employment laws, as well as the creation, revision and implementation of company policies, protocols and handbooks. Gisela’s work comprises matters regarding wrongful termination, retaliation, discrimination, workplace harassment, wages and hours, mandatory licenses and reasonable accommodations, workforce reduction, among others. She also conducts extensive legal research and analysis of case law, legislation and regulations to apply them in human resources counseling, legal advice or litigation procedures.

Prior to joining Ferraiuoli Gisela worked for another law firm with a primary practice in employment law. There she was able to get her first real-world experience in said practice working directly with clients, advising them on disciplinary and internal investigative processes, providing preventive and remedial counseling, developing case theory and litigation strategy, participating in depositions and negotiations and drafting employment related agreements, among other employment law and human resources related matters. She also had the opportunity to participate in mediation procedures at different administrative agencies and conduct internal interviews and investigations as part of the case administration procedures.

While at law school, Gisela did an internship with the Office of Mediation and Adjudication of the Puerto Rico Department of Labor and Human Resources, and another with the Department of Consumer Affairs where she prepared case and public opinion briefings, conducted legal research, and assisted with field inspections and administrative hearings. She was also a member of the Labor Law Pro Bono and participated as a student attorney in the Labor and Employment legal aid clinic of the University of Puerto Rico School of Law where she was part of the team that successfully represented the plaintiff in a wrongful discharge case before the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico —Ruíz Camilo v. Trafón Group, 2018 TSPR 88.

Get to know Gisela

Why Ferraiuoli?

In an ever-changing legal world, an innovative, proactive and socially responsible legal firm, with wide and rapid adaptability and a welcoming environment is vital, and that is what best defines Ferraiuoli. Ferraiuoli thrives in teamwork, effective communication and knowledge sharing to provide our clients with the best possible solutions and most innovative strategies to address both, day to day issues and isolated unexpected situations or complex conflicts. I can say without a doubt that Ferraiuoli benefits from a committed group of highly qualified and passionate professionals to provide high-end legal services in the most complete and timely manner.

What is your primary focus?

My primary focus will always be to understand our clients’ needs and provide them with business-savvy solutions rather than possibilities notwithstanding how complex the issue may be. I strive to deliver answers and results and to do that I work every day to improve and further develop my knowledge and skill set to help foster the growth of my team. Within my practice area, I can say that I have a longtime commitment in maintaining the proper balance between employer-employee interests for I believe a concrete employer-employee relationship is the pillar on which a business is built; therefore, I want to aid clients in strengthening their business foundation through practical and effective legal advice.

What do you find most rewarding?

The reward is knowing that every day I contribute to our client’s success and standing while also constantly learning new things that will allow me to help my firm uphold its position at the forefront of our profession. After all, there’s nothing more gratifying than working doing what you are most passionate about.

Get to know Gisela

Why Ferraiuoli?

In an ever-changing legal world, an innovative, proactive and socially responsible legal firm, with wide and rapid adaptability and a welcoming environment is vital, and that is what best defines Ferraiuoli. Ferraiuoli thrives in teamwork, effective communication and knowledge sharing to provide our clients with the best possible solutions and most innovative strategies to address both, day to day issues and isolated unexpected situations or complex conflicts. I can say without a doubt that Ferraiuoli benefits from a committed group of highly qualified and passionate professionals to provide high-end legal services in the most complete and timely manner.

What is your primary focus?

My primary focus will always be to understand our clients’ needs and provide them with business-savvy solutions rather than possibilities notwithstanding how complex the issue may be. I strive to deliver answers and results and to do that I work every day to improve and further develop my knowledge and skill set to help foster the growth of my team. Within my practice area, I can say that I have a longtime commitment in maintaining the proper balance between employer-employee interests for I believe a concrete employer-employee relationship is the pillar on which a business is built; therefore, I want to aid clients in strengthening their business foundation through practical and effective legal advice.

What do you find most rewarding?

The reward is knowing that every day I contribute to our client’s success and standing while also constantly learning new things that will allow me to help my firm uphold its position at the forefront of our profession. After all, there’s nothing more gratifying than working doing what you are most passionate about.