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Morgan & Morgan

Work Department

Litigation and Dispute Resolution


Orlando Tejeira is an Associate in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department of Morgan & Morgan. Mr. Tejeira frequently is involved in complex matters, especially in the fields of public infrastructure, construction, oil and gas, insurance, banking, mining, ports, energy, media, and telecommunications.

Mr. Tejeira joined the firm in 2010 in the areas of Immigration and Litigation, where he gained experience in all aspects of immigration law including residence permits, visas and citizenship applications, as well as dealing with complex litigation proceedings related to civil, administrative and commercial law. Later, he became Resident Attorney of the Morgan & Morgan office in London, England.

Furthermore, he has been involved in other international activities such as The White & Case International Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition, arguing before The International Court of Justice, in Washington, D.C. Mr. Tejeira was one of the competitors representing Panama in the 2011 and 2012 editions.

On pro bono matters, he regularly advises in Legal Open Houses organized by the firm in very low-income communities to provide free legal orientation.

He is graduated (Magna Cum Laude) from the Law School of Universidad Catolica Santa Maria La Antigua in Panama and holds a Master of Laws – LL.M. in Litigation and Dispute Resolution from University College London (UCL).

Mr. Tejeira is admitted to practice law in the Republic of Panama.

Lawyer Rankings

Panama > Dispute resolution

(Rising stars)

Orlando TejeiraMorgan & Morgan

The ‘excellent‘ dispute resolution team at Morgan & Morgan attracts strong praise for its ‘in-depth local knowledge‘ and ‘superior‘ client service, with a broad practice encompassing civil, commercial, administrative and criminal litigation, as well as high-profile arbitration. The firm has a formidable record in cases before the Supreme Court, particularly contentious-administrative proceedings on behalf of major clients in the energy, mining, ports and telecoms industries, and has also seen a notable uptick in international commercial and investment arbitration mandates. Jose Carrizo, who has a wealth of experience across the full spectrum of commercial and corporate litigation, leads the practice with Luis Vallarino, a go-to specialist in disputes relating to government contracts and regulatory law. Other fixtures in the sizeable senior team are Omar Rodriguez, who heads the criminal law practice; Rodrigo Arias, a noted expert in debt recovery actions; and up-and-coming partner Mayte Sánchez González, whose wide-ranging expertise takes in commercial and corporate litigation, and local and international arbitration. The talented line-up of associates includes Orlando Tejeira, a key figure in disputes in the energy, mining, telecoms and ports sectors; Alejandro Chevalier, who is dual qualified in New York and Panama, and stands out for his strength in international arbitration; and David Ramos.