Odemaris Chacón > Estrella LLC > San Juan, Puerto Rico > Lawyer Profile

Estrella LLC
150 TETUAN STREET
OLD SAN JUAN
00901
Puerto Rico

Work Department

 Real Estate, Labor and Employment & Dispute Resolution.

Position

Litigation Attorney & Member

Career

Odemaris Chacón Varona is a member of Estrella, LLC and a member of its Executive Committee. She joined Estrella, LLC in September of 2000. Before graduating from law school, Odemaris Chacón served as a law clerk in various law offices, an opportunity which enabled her to take a first-hand look at legal practice outside of school. Upon graduation from law school, she became an associate at Sierra/Serapión, where she practiced in the area of labor law and commercial litigation.

Ms. Chacón handles matters and cases in the areas of labor and employment law, real estate transactions, malpractice and professional liability, tort defense litigation and administrative law. Ms. Chacón is also a certified arbitrator.

Ms. Chacón is fluent in various languages, including Spanish, English, Italian, Portuguese and French.

Court Admissions

  • Puerto Rico State Court/1999
  • Puerto Rico Federal District Court/1999

Languages

English, Spanish, French, Portuguese and Italian.

Memberships

  • University of Puerto Rico, Faculty of Law/J.D./1998
  • Tulane University/Italian/1994
  • Universita di Firenze, Florence, Italy/Junior Year Abroad Honors Program/1993-94

Education

  • University of Puerto Rico, Faculty of Law/J.D./1998
  • Tulane University/Italian/1994
  • Universita di Firenze, Florence, Italy/Junior Year Abroad Honors Program/1993-94

Lawyer Rankings

Puerto Rico > Labour and employment

Estrella LLC‘s labour and employment practice counts multinationals including Walmart, Puma Energy and Home Depot among its main clients. The team provides day-to-day support in HR matters, alongside its dispute resolution capabilities. Odemaris Chacón   stands out for her representation of Walmart in a recent wrongful termination case before the Office of Mediation and Adjudication for the Puerto Rican Department of Labour; she was assisted by counsel Guillermo Figueroa  , who joined the team in May 2021 from Baerga & Quintana. Yasthel González  , who heads the practice, advises corporate clients on HR, harassment, reasonable accommodation and leave of absence matters. Experienced labour litigator Gregory Usera  serves as special counsel to the practice.