Between courtrooms and boardrooms, Ms. Sanfilippo-Resumil has focused her career on representing corporate clients for almost two decades. Concentrating in labor and employment issues, Ms. Sanfilippo-Resumil has worked hand in hand with C-suite executives and Human Resources personnel to guide them through the complete employment cycle. Through the span of her career, Ms. Sanfilippo has successfully litigated claims ranging from single-plaintiff discrimination, wrongful termination and sexual harassment cases to collective wage and hour actions, both at the federal and state levels. She has also defended her clients in various administrative forums, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Financial Industry Regulation Authority, the National Labor Relations Board and the Puerto Rico Department of Labor.
Having led the legal operation of one of Puerto Rico’s largest healthcare plans, Ms. Sanfilippo-Resumil has a unique perspective that allows her to better counsel and understand her clients’ needs: she’s been in their seat. When not litigating, Ms. Sanfilippo manages the labor and employment aspects of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions.
Ms. Sanfilippo-Resumil graduated Magna Cum Laude from the School of Law of the University of Puerto Rico in 2003, where she also obtained her undergraduate degree, Magna Cum Laude in 2000. As a student, she worked at the United States House of Representatives and clerked for U.S. Magistrate Judge Justo Arenas, at the U.S. District Court for Puerto Rico, and Hon. Myriam Naviera Merely, at the Puerto Rico Supreme Court. More recently, Ms. Sanfilippo-Resumil served as President of the Board of Directors of the Puerto Rico Association of Insurance Companies from 2019 to 2020, as pro bono counsel for the Ricky Martin Foundation from 2016-2020 and currently serves as Director of the Legal Coalition for Puerto Rico.
Ms. Sanfilippo-Resumil is admitted to practice before the Puerto Rico Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico, the United States Courts of Appeals for the First Circuit and the United States Supreme Court. She is frequently a speaker at seminars to professional groups and clients and is also a Notary Public.