Ms. Hernandez is a founding Partner of Hynes Keller & Hernandez, LLC. Prior to forming Hynes Keller & Hernandez, LLC, Ms. Hernandez was associated with two prominent law firms where she focused her practice on shareholder class and derivative litigation.
Ms. Hernandez has successfully achieved several multi-million dollar recoveries in derivative cases throughout her career. She has also had a lead role in cases that resulted in significant corporate governance for companies, which greatly benefits its public shareholders. Notable achievements for these types of cases include Harbor Police Retirement System v. Roberts, Cause No. 09-09061 (95th District Court, Dallas County, Texas) (settlement required substantial modifications to corporate policies, designed to heighten the independence of outside directors in awarding executive compensation) and Williams v. Nuti et al., No. 1:13-cv-01400-SCJ (N.D. Ga. Apr. 26, 2013) (settlement required a number of enhancements to the company’s corporate compliance program).
Ms. Hernandez received her J.D. and a Health Law Certificate from Loyola University Chicago in 2009. While in law school she served as Senior Editor for the Annals of Health Law Journal and received the CALI Award for highest grade in Appellate Advocacy. Ms. Hernandez received a Master in Health Services Administration in Health Policy from The George Washington University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh. She is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey.
Ms. Hernandez has also been named a “Rising Star” by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers since 2015.
Ligaya T. Hernandez
101 Lindenwood Drive, Suite 225
Malvern, PA 19355
Telephone: (484) 875-3116
Facsimile: (914) 752-3041