Ecija incorporates new partner

Ecija has incorporated Álvaro Rodríguez de la Calle, former general director of labour of the Community of Madrid and until now director in the labor area of KPMG, who now joins the firm as a partner.

With more than 20 years of professional experience, Rodríguez de la Calle will strengthen Ecija’s labor law practice, which already has a team of eleven partners and more than 30 professionals in Spain in its labor area.

Álvaro Rodríguez de la Calle is a Labor and Social Security inspector on leave of absence and in his time in the public administration led actions on the compliance of companies in legal-social matters (Labor, Social Security and PRL), and had destinations in the Inspections of Vizcaya, Ciudad Real and Madrid. In 2020 he was appointed General Director of Labor of the Regional Institute of Occupational Safety and Health of the Community of Madrid to assume the management of labor administrative procedures during the social and health crisis of COVID-19, especially in ERTES. Prior to joining Ecija, he was a director in the labor area of KPMG.

A graduate in Law and Political Science and Administration from the Complutense University of Madrid, Rodríguez de la Calle is a member of the Advisory Board of the Labor Section of the Madrid Bar Association and is a speaker at seminars on labor matters.

Alejandro Touriño, managing partner of the firm, highlights Rodríguez de la Calle’s technical excellence and knowledge of the institutions: “The incorporation of Álvaro is in line with our current growth strategy in Spain and aims to strengthen the firm’s labor practice, which has experienced significant growth in recent years”.

For his part, Álvaro Rodríguez de la Calle, said that joining the firm is an exciting challenge and a personal and professional challenge. “I feel enormously grateful for the opportunity to be part of the ECIJA team and to be able to help from my experience and knowledge to consolidate the value and growth of the firm.”

His incorporation is added to the recent appointment of Jorge González Cortade, State Attorney, as partner of public and regulatory law. With this latest move, Ecija adds 200 partners and more than 1000 professionals to its global structure.

Julia Gil