August 14, 2020

Volume X, Number 227

Gabriela Dávila Micheo

Gabriela Dávila Micheo is an Associate in the San Juan, Puerto Rico, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on representing employers in workplace law matters, including preventive advice, counseling employers on compliance with state and federal employment law, and the defense of claims in all stages of litigation in wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, reasonable accommodation, wage and hour and leave-related claims before Puerto Rico state and federal courts, as well as administrative forums.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Dávila Micheo served for almost two years as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Gustavo A. Gelpí, United States District Judge for the United States District of Puerto Rico. Before her clerkship, Ms. Dávila Micheo was an Associate in the Labor and Employment Law Department of a leading full-service law firm in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

While attending law school, Ms. Dávila Micheo completed summer courses in the Universitat de Barcelona, Facultat de Dret, worked in various law firms as a summer associate and part-time law clerk, and served as the President of her graduating class. Early on, she identified labor and employment matters as a substantive area of interest, placing particular attention in her curriculum to courses in discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation and union practice.

During her undergraduate studies, Ms. Dávila Micheo played in the Women’s Varsity Tennis Team and led her team to a Conference Championship, as team Captain. She played at the Division I collegiate level, while also attaining commendable academic results. Ms. Dávila Micheo was the first female in the University to receive All-MAAC Conference Honors in Varsity Tennis, and formed part of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee. A competitive tennis player and all-around athlete, Ms. Dávila Micheo offers a valuable multidisciplinary and well-rounded background.

Articles in the National Law Review database by Gabriela Dávila Micheo