Tomás Hernández Metz

Tomás Hernández Metz

"Extraordinary litigator with strong negotiation skills"

Partner at Headrick since 2003. His professional practice is focused in the areas of litigation, labor matters, banking law, contractual law, commercial law, insurance law, civil responsibility, arbitration, the execution of contracts that involve public or private entities and telecommunications.

Tomás Hernandez Metz has been a professor at the Schools of Law and Business Administration of the Iberoamericana University (UNIBE), in the area of Labor Law.

Dr. Hernández Metz collaborated with the drafting of the section on Labor Legislation for the “Guía del Inversionista 2009” published by the American Chamber of Commerce in the Dominican Republic (AMCHAMDR).

Dr. Hernández Metz received his Bachelor of Laws, Magna Cum Laude, from Universidad Iberoamericana in 1991. In 1994, he obtained his Master’s Degree in Business law and Economic Legislation from Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra. He is fluent in Spanish and English, and has a basic knowledge of French.


  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Administrative Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Insurance
  • Labor Matters
  • Litigation
  • Sports Law
  • Telecommunications


Dr. Hernandez’s professional practice has been noticeably recognized by Chambers Latin America – Latin America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2010 edition and, by Latin Lawyer 250 – Latin America Leading’s Business Law Firms, 2009 edition, being described in the first as “scrupulous litigant”, and highlighting his work in an important telecommunications conflict. Likewise, he’s a part of the Defense Council of the Central Bank of the Dominican Republic in the criminal and civil actions undertaken as per the bankruptcy cases in the country.


  • Official Dominican Bar Association (CARD)
  • Institutionalism  and Justice Foundation, Inc. (FINJUS)
  • National Association for Young Business People, Inc. (ANJE)