Alejandro Disilvestro > D'Empaire > Caracas, Venezuela > Lawyer Profile

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Labor and Employment




Alejandro advises major corporations on labor law matters. Alejandro has vast experience in collective contract negotiations, conflict management with labor unions, sensitive terminations of top-level employees, litigation and employment issues in connection with business transactions.

Representations include:

  • McDonald’s (Alimentos Arcos Dorados de Venezuela) in several judicial and administrative labor proceedings.
  • Syngenta in the termination of key level employees.
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb in continuing labor advice (global mobility, litigation, sensitive terminations, monitoring of judicial proceedings).
  • United, in issues regarding employees’ expatriation.
  • Masisa group (Andinus and Fibranova) in the negotiations of collective bargaining agreements.
  • Servipork in the termination of its general manager and member of the board of directors and ensuing litigation.
  • Energizer in the termination of its workforce in Venezuela.

Alejandro has acted as member of the board of directors of some of the largest companies, foundations and chambers of commerce in Venezuela.

He is currently ranked as “Band 1” by Chambers & Partners (2019 Venezuela Labor & Employment Rankings) and The Legal 500 describes him as a “specialist in resolving labor disputes” (2018 Venezuela Labor & Employment Rankings).


Spanish, English and Italian


Bar Association of the Capital District, Caracas, Venezuela.


He studied law at Universidad Catolica Andres Bello (J.D., 1984), and received a master’s degree in procedural law from the same university (1989).

Lawyer Rankings

Venezuela > Labour and employment

(Leading individuals)

Alejandro DisilvestroD’Empaire

D’Empaire advises clients from a diverse range of industry sectors, from technology to luxury goods and pharmaceuticals, on employment issues related to corporate transactions and high-stakes labour litigation and the termination of employment contracts, including mass lay-offs. Alejandro Disilvestro is renowned for his work in collective contract negotiations and conflict management with labour unions. Aixa Añez and Ingrid Daniele are both noted for their representation of clients in labour disputes before all stages of the Venezuelan courts. Victorino Márquez has extensive experience of advising clients on labour matters and public affairs and Biba Arciniegas is well versed in the employee benefits and executive compensation aspects of corporate transactions.