María José Ramo is a partner of the Labor and Employment Law Department of Garrigues, in which firm she has pursued her professional career following a period at the law firm Lloréns Díaz de Aguilar and in the public sector.
She is the lawyer of choice for some of Spain’s leading companies on strategic and particularly complex aspects of employment law and human resources.
An expert in Litigation, she has over 25 years’ experience as counsel in complex judicial proceedings before the National High Court, and before the Labor Courts and Employment Chambers of the Regional High Courts and of the Supreme Court.
She has headed important corporate restructuring processes and has advised on and participated in collective bargaining at national and sectoral level.
She is highly specialized in legal issues relating to senior executives. Her doctoral thesis was on the special senior management employment relationship, for which she was awarded a distinction “Cum Laude”, as well as being the author of the monographic study “Senior Executives and Employer Withdrawal”, Thomson Reuters Aranzadi, Madrid, 2017.
She is also a specialist in Equality and Diversity in the Workplace. She has prepared and participated in the negotiation of number Equality Plans of important companies. She is also the author of academic articles on this subject, published in prestigious specialized periodicals.
Furthermore, she teaches in renowned institutions. She currently lectures in Employment Litigation in the Master’s Degree for Access to the Legal Profession at Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE) and in Senior Management in the Master’s Degree in Business Law at Centro de Estudios Garrigues.
She is a habitual speaker at seminars and conferences organized by various universities, institutions and organizations such as OIT, ICADE, Fundación Rafael del Pino, CEOE, Madrid Bar Association, Instituto de Fomento Empresarial, AMMDE, Garrigues, etc.
María José Ramo is a member of the Management Board of the National Association of Labor Lawyers (ASNALA) and is a member of the Spanish Association of Labor and Social Security Law (AEDTSS).
Doctor of Law, Universidad Nebrija.
Law degree, Universidad de Zaragoza.
Master’s Degree in Master's Degree in Legal Counseling for Businesses, Instituto de Empresa (Madrid).
* Author of the monographic study “Senior Executives and Employer Withdrawal”, Thomson Reuters Aranzadi, Madrid, 2017.
* Coauthor of the following collective works:
- “The family in recent case law of the Constitutional Court”, Thomson Reuters Aranzadi, Madrid, 2019.
- “Social Security Law in the Case Law”, Ediciones Laborum, Madrid, 2018.