Carolina Castro de la Torre

Associate
Carolina Castro de la Torre

Overview

Carolina Castro de la Torre is a Bogotá litigation attorney who focuses her practice primarily on individual and collective labor law, social security law, labor law litigation, labor administrative procedures before labor authorities and immigration law.

Ms. Castro de la Torre has been involved in many legal transactions in Colombia with complex labor law matters, advising major corporations in the implementation of retirement plans, compensation plan restructuring, and drafting human resources policies and procedures. She also has participated in important labor due diligence and transactions. Ms. Castro de la Torre has extensive experience in drafting and reviewing employment and non-employment agreements, labor settlements before the Colombian Ministry of Labor and labor law litigation.

Ms. Castro de la Torre advises clients in administrative procedures before labor and social security authorities, such as the Colombian Ministry of Labor and the local social security audit entity.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Castro de la Torre served as a labor law professional for one of the "big four" accounting firms. Prior to this experience, Ms. Castro de la Torre practiced labor law in Colombia at a local law firm advising national and foreign companies in labor matters.

Credentials

Education
  • Columbia University Law School, LL.M.
  • Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Specialization, Labor Law
  • Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, J.D.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Colombia
Memberships
  • Asociación Colombiana de Derecho de la Competencia
Honors & Awards
  • The Legal 500 Latin America, Labor Employment, 2019
  • Holland & Knight Public and Charitable Service All-Star Award, 2017
Spoken Languages
  • English
  • Spanish

Publications

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