Myriam E. Matos-Bermúdez



A native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Myriam Matos obtained her bachelor’s degree in psychology, magna cum laude, and her Juris Doctor, both from the University of Puerto Rico. She went on to obtain an LL.M. from The George Washington University, in consortium with Georgetown University, in Washington, D.C. She is admitted to the Puerto Rico bar, the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and the U.S. Supreme Court.

She started her legal career as law clerk to the Hon. Hiram Sánchez Martínez of the Puerto Rico Court of Appeals and was later assigned to the Secretariat of the Judicial Conference of the Puerto Rico Supreme Court. After completing her LL.M she was recruited at a major San Juan law firm, joining its Labor and Employment Law Department. In 2009 she joined Del Toro & Santana as Counsel.

She is a member of the Bar Association of Puerto Rico and of the Federal Bar Association. She is the immediate past president of the Association of Labor Relations Practitioners. She was Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Puerto Rico and continues to lecture as a frequent speaker for organizations such as the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce, the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM).  She also provides in-house training for human resources personnel of the firm's corporate clients. Besides her native Spanish language, she speaks English fluently. Her main practice area is Labor and Employment Law and Litigation. 

 

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