Ms. Vélez has extensive experience in complex commercial litigation and international arbitration. She represents clients in federal and state court and has worked on a broad range of commercial disputes involving complex financial instruments, business torts, health care, bankruptcy, environmental regulations, trade secrets, copyright, and constitutional issues. Ms. Vélez has arbitrated in commercial and Investor-State proceedings involving both international and foreign law. 

Throughout her career, Ms. Vélez has counseled domestic and international clients from numerous industries, including financial institutions, energy companies, media companies, retail companies, and insurance providers.  She is involved in all aspects of her cases, ranging from discovery and dispositive motions to litigation.

Ms. Vélez has an expertise on the issue of personal jurisdiction and has litigated the issue in a number of cross-border matters under the laws of various states.

Prior to joining LBKM, Ms. Vélez was an associate at a large New York law firm.

Other Languages

  • Spanish 


  • Associate, Weil, Gotshal & Manges

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  • University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D., 2009)
  • University of Pennsylvania (B.A., Spanish and Philosophy, Politics, and Economics, 2005)

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Courts for the District of New Jersey, Southern District of New York, Eastern District of New York, Southern District of Florida, and Middle District of Florida