Christian M. Rodríguez Torres, Esq., is a special counsel at Impetus Group LLC. Mr. Rodríguez specializes in commercial litigation and labor & employment law. Mr. Rodríguez possess nine (9) years of experience in the practice of law in Puerto Rico. After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Labor Relations and during his tenure as a Juris Doctor student, Mr. Rodríguez worked as administrator of collective bargain agreements for various labor unions managed by Coordinadora Unitaria de Trabajadores del Estado. As part of his responsibilities at such position, Mr. Rodríguez constantly represented workers in administrative proceedings employing mediation strategies that were successful in reaching an understanding between employers and employees in many cases.
At the present, Mr. Rodríguez practice in Labor & Employment law is concentrated in advising and counseling employers in Puerto Rico with respect to legal policies and practices that provides a sound employment environment and assure compliance with applicable employment laws and regulations. In addition, Mr. Rodríguez represents employers as well as employees in all employment legal proceedings before any of the local courts as well as the Department of Labor and Human Resources of Puerto Rico.
As part of this civil law practice, Mr. Rodríguez regularly represents and advocate for clients in civil cases including but not limited to contract dispute claims, collection of monies, foreclosure of liens and contract breaches, among others. Mr. Rodríguez devotes substantial time of his practice to draft and prepare appellate pleadings for cases before the Appellate Court and Supreme Court of Puerto Rico.
Mr. Rodríguez obtained a B.A. degree in Social Sciences with a major in Labor Relations from the University of Puerto Rico in 2006, and a Juris DoctorDegree from the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, School of Law in 2011. During his tenure as a Labor Relations student, Mr. Rodríguez participated in an internship in the Board of Labor Relations of Puerto Rico as a labor agent in charge of investigating employee claims. Likewise, during his tenure at Law School, Mr. Rodríguez participated in an internship in the Division of Labor Claims at the Department of Justice of Puerto Rico as part of the legal team representing the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico in labor and employments claims.
Mr. Rodríguez is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and is also a Notary Public.
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