Amelia Fortuño-Ruiz

Amelia Fortuño-Ruiz

San Juan, Puerto Rico
(787) 759-4231
(787) 759-8000 Ext. 2163
(787) 474-2340
Amelia Fortuño is part of the Labor and Employment Law Department.  Ms. Fortuño has more than thirty (30) years experience in labor and employment law practice, including employee discipline, employment wage claims, employment contracts, employment discrimination, employment termination, EEOC claims, sexual harassment and labor arbitration.

Areas of Practice

  • Labor Law
  • Employment Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 60% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Puerto Rico, 1974
  • U.S. District Court District of Puerto Rico, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 1st Circuit, 1985


  • University of Puerto Rico Law School, San Juan, Puerto Rico
    • J.D. cum laude - 1974
    • Law Review: Editor, University of Puerto Rico Law Review
  • University of Puerto Rico , San Juan, Puerto Rico - 1969
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, New York - 1965

Published Works

  • Overview of Supreme Court Cases -1972-73), Rev. Der. UPR, 1974

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • PR Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • PR Justice Department, Attorney, 1974 - 1978