Navas, Rodríguez & Hernández is a minority and women owned, AV-rated, law firm, certified as a MBE by the National Minority Supplier Development Council, created close to a decade ago to provide unparalleled personalized services to our clients, while rendering reliable, objective, and thorough advice that will aide each client in fulfilling its personal and institutional objectives. We boast an excellent group of professionals with diverse backgrounds and areas of practice and currently represent several Fortune 500 and Global 500 companies. The law firm places an emphasis in providing its clients with preventive counseling to avert reaching decisions which could develop into costly litigation. In the eventuality that a litigation does take place, the firm provides its clients with experienced trial lawyers, who have excellent track records before the American Arbitration Association, the Courts of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States of America as well as local and federal agencies
Attorney Carmen Lucía Rodríguez Vélez, has a Juris Doctor from Boston College Law School; a Bachelor’s Degree in Arts & Sciences with a concentration in Political Science from Boston College.
Mrs. Rodríguez Vélez is admitted to practice law before the Courts of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit. Mrs. Rodríguez Vélez is a member of the Puerto Rico Bar Association, the Federal Bar Association and of the American Bar Association.
Rodríguez Vélez manages the Labor Law Division of the law firm. She is involved in the defense of discrimination claims, harassment claims, unjust dismissal claims, wage and hour claims, performed independent investigations of sexual harassment claims for clients, assisted clients in creating and updating their labor manuals and policies, provided counseling in the daily management of human resources related matters for the firm’s clients, and offered seminars to clients and other institutions. Among the clients counseled by attorney Rodríguez Vélez were the biggest financial institutions in Puerto Rico, insurance carriers, multinational pharmaceutical corporations, holding companies, public corporation, and others.