Our Team

WILLIAMS, MARCO

FOUNDING PARTNER
(+507) 397-1700

COMMERCIAL LAW | ARBITRATION | WEALTH PLANNING

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    Mr. Williams is the Founding Partner of the firm and is in charge of the areas of practice related to Commercial Law, Arbitration, and Wealth Planning, Also he was a Senior Consultant of one of the biggest US Firms, Patton Boggs LLP, based in Washington D.C.During different years of his professional career, he held important positions in public entities during different administrations, until he served as Legal Advisor for International Affairs at the Department of Health of Panama in 2007.

    He obtained his Degree in Law and Political Science from the University of Panama in 1986 and a Master’s in Laws (LLM) in Commercial Law from Georgetown University in 1989.

    He is a member of the National Bar Association of Panama, the International Bar Association, as well as a member of the International Council of Commercial Arbitration and honorary member of the National Bar Association of Costa Rica.

VELARD, YVETTE

REPRESENTANT,  MADRID OFFICES, ESPAÑA
(+507) 397-1700

CIVIL LAW | CORPORATE LAW

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    Attorney Velarde is currently an Associate of the Law firm’s offices located in Madrid, Spain, and has served for 3 years in the Civil and Corporate Law area, as well as in other areas related to the different legal departments, such as Real Estate Registration and Real Estate Law.   

    Supports the Law firm’s Civil Law area in Madrid, and provides legal assistance in preparing proposals for clients. Other activities may include representing the Law firm in Madrid.

    Attorney Velarde holds a Law Degree from the University of Panama (cum laude), a Master’s Degree in Conflict Management and Mediation, and a PhD in Law from the Civil Law Department of the Complutense University of Madrid.

LÓPEZ, ERIC

PARTNER
(+507) 397-1700

COPYRIGHT | INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

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    Mr. López is currently a Partner of the firm and in charge of the areas of practice related to Copyright and Intellectual Property.

    It offers advice and comprehensive legal advice on matters related to Trademarks, Patents, Copyright and all rights related to such matters.

    He obtained his Degree in Law and Political Science at the University of Panama, in 1985.

    He is a member of the Panama National Bar Association.

WRIGHT, RODOLFO

PARTNER
(+507) 397-1700

COMMERCIAL LAW | FINANCIAL LAW | CORPORATE LAW

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    Mr. Wright is currently a Partner of the firm and in charge of the areas of Commercial, Financial and Corporate Law.

    He offers comprehensive consultant services on issues related to Incorporation of companies, Supervision of Accounting and Auditing Related with Banks and Compliance.

    He obtained his Degree in Law and Political Science from the Universidad Del Istmo, as well as a Master’s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance from the Universidad Latina de Panamá. He also obtained a Degree in Accounting from the Universidad Santa Maria La Antigua.

    He is a member of the Association of Certified Public Accountants of Panama.

CONDE, JUAN

ADMINISTRATOR
(+507) 397-1700

MERCANTILE AND CORPORATE LAW | MIGRATION | INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

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    Mr. Conde is currently the Administrator of the firm and in charge of the areas of practice related to Corporate Law and Migration. It also assists in issues related to Intellectual Property, such as trademarks and patents.

    It offers advice and business consulting on investments to important international business groups as well as a large number of local clientele on issues related to Migration and Corporate Law.

    He earned a Degree in Law and Political Science from Universidad Monteavila (UMA) in Venezuela, a specialization in Business Management and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from the Universidad Latina of the Republic of Panamá.

    He is a member of the National Bar Association and of the Social Security Institute of the Lawyer of Venezuela.

VARGAS, HARMODIO

ASSOCIATE
(+507) 397-1700

COMMERCIAL LAW | INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY | COPYRIGHT

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    Mr. Vargas is currently an Associate of the firm and in charge of the areas of practice related to Commercial Law, Copyright and Intellectual Property.

    Offers comprehensive and legal advice on issues related to Trademarks, Patents, Copyright, New Technologies and Anti-Piracy.

    He obtained his Degree in Law and Political Science at the Universidad del Itsmo, as well as a Postgraduate Degree in Mediation, Conciliation and Arbitration and a Master’s Degree in Alternative Methods of Conflict Resolution with an Specialization in Arbitration at the Universidad del Itsmo.

    He is a member of the Panama National Bar Association.

JUSTINANI, CARMEN

ASSOCIATE
(+507) 397-1700

INTERNATIONAL COMMERCE | FINANCIAL LAW | PUBLIC CONTRACTS

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    Mrs. Justiniani is currently an Associate of the firm and in charge of the areas of practice related to International Commercial Law, Finance and Public Contracts.

    She offers advice and comprehensive legal advice on matters relating to contracts, partnerships, foundations and companies, as well as providing services to review the viability of clients’ investment agreements and negotiate between interested parties.

    She earned a Degree in Law and Political Science from the University of Panama, as well as a Masters in Laws (LLM) from the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America.

    Is a member of the Panama National Bar Association, the Panama Fulbright Scholars Association, as well as the International Student Association and the International Student Exchange Association.

GARRIDO, ALEJANDRO

ASSOCIATE
(+507) 397-1700

MERCANTILE LAW | MARITIME LAW | CIVIL LAW

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    Mr. Garrido is currently an Associate of the firm and in charge of the areas of practice related to Commercial, Maritime and Civil Law.

    It offers advice and comprehensive legal advice on matters related to the registration of ships and radio, Flag of ships, as well as the cancellation of said records and any matter related to the Panama Maritime Authority.

    He was also Ambassador of the Republic of Panama in Thailand (1996-1999) and India (2000-2004).

    He obtained his Degree in Law and Political Science at the University of Panama.
    He is a member of the Panama National Bar Association.

POTT, ARTHUR

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS CONSULTANT
(+507) 397-1700

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS | MERCANTILE LAW | CORPORATE LAW

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    Mr. Pott is currently an International Business Consultant of the firm and in charge of the areas of practice related to Commercial, Corporate and International Business Law.

    Provides comprehensive legal advice and consulting on issues related to asset placement strategically, profitable business in the Republic of Panama, as well as corporate law, partnerships, foundations and associations.

    He obtained his Degree in Law and Political Science from the Andrés Bello Catholic University of Venezuela, and is currently studying for a Master’s Degree in Business Administration at the Universidad Interamericana de Panama.

    He is a member of the National Bar Association of Venezuela and the Institute of Social Security of the Lawyer of Venezuela

COX, ESTHER

ADMINISTRATIVE RELOCATION ASSISTANT / TRANSLATOR
(+507) 397-1700

RELOCATIONS | TRANSLATIONS

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    Mr. Cox is currently an Administrative Assistant of Relocation of the firm and translator, in charge of carrying out all the organization of all legal and administrative processes related to the relocation of clients in the Republic of Panama.

    In this sense, it offers services of location of housing, automobiles and schools according to the specifications and needs of the clients, as well as assistance in opening bank accounts.

    She received several courses in Office Administration, Business Communication and Legal Secretary at the University of Northern Virginia located in Virginia, United States of America.

VIANA, LORENA

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
(+507) 397-1700

ADMINISTRATION | SECRETARY

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    Mrs. Viana is currently an Administrative Assistant of the firm, serving as support and operational administrative support of various areas, including advertising and empowerment of social networks, as well as customer service and office staff.

    Serving as an intermediary axis of external and internal customers of the different departments.

    Other activities may include answering phones, receiving messages, incoming mail distribution, preparing outgoing mail, photocopying and filing, operating and maintaining office equipment and supplies.

    She obtained her degree in Physiotherapy from Arturo Michelena University (UAM) in Venezuela.

BRAVO, CLAUDIA

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
(+507) 397-1700

ADMINISTRATION | SECRETARY

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    Ms. Bravo is currently the Administrative Assistant of the Law firm’s accounting department and has been working for 7 years in this area and other areas related to the different legal departments, such as Corporate Law and Migration.

    Supports the Law firm’s accounting area and provides assistance in preparing proposals for clients. Other activities may include answering the phone, receiving messages, distributing incoming mail, preparing outgoing mail, photocopying and archiving, operating and maintaining the office equipment and supplies.

    Ms. Bravo is currently studying a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at the Inter American University of Panama.