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Maritza I. Gomez Attorney Profile | Kelley Kronenberg

Maritza I. Gomez

Partner, Fort Lauderdale /

Maritza Gomez is a Partner in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale office, concentrating her practice on Employment and Labor Law.

Maritza has experience representing national and local corporations in all areas of labor and employment law in Florida and Puerto Rico, including matters dealing with Title VII, Equal Pay Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Fair Labor Standards Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act, Florida Civil Rights Act, Florida Minimum Wage Act, Florida Whistleblower Act and Puerto Rico employment laws.

Prior to joining the firm, Maritza was a Partner at a national firm representing employers. She also owned and operated her own law firm and worked as a Trial Attorney for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Miami District Office. She frequently prepares and conducts employment law seminars for professional associations.

Maritza earned her Juris Doctor degree, magna cum laude, from Pontificial Catholic University of Puerto Rico Law School. She then went on to earn her Master of Laws degree from Tulane University Law School on a Fullbright Scholarship.

Maritza is fully bilingual in English and Spanish. She is also conversational in French.

  • Gender Stereotyping Discrimination Under Title VII: Alive and Well after More than 20 years of Price Waterhouse v. Hopkins (but Applied Somewhat Differently Among the Circuits), The Federal Lawyer, Nov/Dec 2011, Vol. 58, No. 10
  • Doing Business in Puerto Rico: Complying with Local Sex Discrimination, Maternity and Breastfeeding Laws, Women Lawyers Journal, WLJ 2011, Vol. 96 No. 1
  • Secretary, Board of Directors, Puerto Rican Bar Association of Florida
  • Judiciary Committee, Puerto Rican Bar Association of Florida
  • Annual Conference Planning Committee, National Employment Law Council
  • Diversity Committee, National Association of Women Lawyers
  • Former Finance Committee, Hispanic National Bar Association, 2015 – 2016
  • Former Deputy General Counsel for Employment Law Matters, Hispanic National Bar Association, 2014 – 2015
  • Former Co-Chair, Labor and Employment Section, Hispanic National Bar Association, 2012 – 2013
  • Anti-Discrimination/Anti-Harassment Training, November 2018
  • Networking and Business Development for Women of Color, NAWL Diversity Committee, October 2018
  • Reasonable Accommodations, July 2018
  • Trends and Best Practices in Assessing and Implementing Effective Reasonable Accommodations, NELC 2018 Annual ConferenceApril 2018

Contact Information

Practice Areas

Admissions

  • Florida
  • Puerto Rico

Education

  • Tulane University Law School, LL.M., 2004
  • Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 2001
  • Oral Roberts University, B.S., 1995