Mr. Seda-Fernández's active practice encompasses counseling and representing clients in all areas of labor, employment, and business related immigration law. A substantial element of his practice consists of representing management in union campaigns, negotiation of collective bargaining agreements, labor arbitration, and proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
Mr. Seda-Fernández also defends vigorously but judiciously employers in wrongful discharge, employment discrimination, benefits, and wage and hours claims in Puerto Rico and federal courts, including the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.
Mr. Seda-Fernández has extensive experience in counseling employers in workforce reductions, business reorganizations, and employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions. He has lectured extensively before commercial and professional associations, including the Puerto Rico Manufacturing Association, the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce, the Council on Education in Management, the National Business Institute, the Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association, the Program for Professional Development of the University of Puerto Rico and the Association of Labor Relations Practitioners. He has also taught courses in Labor Law and Jurisprudence, Collective Bargaining, and Labor Relations at the Business Administration Faculty of the University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras. Mr. Seda-Fernández is admitted to the Puerto Rico bar, the U.S. District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.