Johana Dela Rosa

Johana De La Rosa

Baker & McKenzie, S.C.


Johana De La Rosa joined the Firm since 2013 and is a senior associate in the Employment & Compensation Practice Group at Baker McKenzie Venezuela. She has more than 10 years of professional experience in the area.

Practice Focus

Johana has extensive experience advising clients on general labor matters, more specifically on compensation and benefits, restructuring and terminations, labor audits, hiring of international employees and their respective work permits and visas as well as transfers of employees to companies abroad.

She has extensive experience in labor litigation and administrative proceedings and, ultimately, in the mediation of labor, social security and occupational health and safety disputes.

Representative Legal Matters

  • Advised and represented and important pharmaceutical company in the compensation and labor benefits process, due to the ceasing of operations of the company in Venezuela.

  • Handled defining strategies and represented a major international bank in a labor lawsuit for labor benefits and damages.

  • Participated in the strategic planning and defense of an important oil & gas company in Venezuela in several procedures of employment matters opened against the company.

  • Participated in an internal audit (labor benefits) for a local food processing company for the potential sell of their shares to foreign investors.

  • Advised a multinational telecommunications company in labor audits to check the correct enforcement of labor obligations.

  • Advised a multinational telecommunications company in mass terminations of employment relationships.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Caracas Bar Association (2012)
  • Labor and Human Resources Committee of the Venezuelan- British Chamber of Commerce (2019)
  • Young Executive Section of the Venezuelan- British Chamber of Commerce (2023)


  • Venezuela (2012)


  • Universidad Santa Maria (Law Degree) (2012)


  • English
  • Spanish