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Morgan & Morgan

Work Department

Litigation and Dispute Resolution.


Luis Vallarino is a Partner and co-head in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department of the firm. Mr. Vallarino has a strong reputation for dealing with complex litigation matters related to government contracts, regulatory law, energy, ports, banking law, media, technology, telecommunications, transportation, hospitality, among others.

Mr. Vallarino has over 18 years of experience, focusing on all kinds of litigation proceedings contemplated in Panamanian law before the different jurisdictional organs of the Republic of Panama including civil, administrative and criminal courts.

Furthermore, he has ample experience in arbitration processes both domestic and international. He is a member of the Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and has participated as lecturer in forums related to local and international arbitration.

His client portfolio includes well-known private companies, banking and financial entities, governmental entities and multinational corporations in a broad array of local and international disputes.

Mr. Vallarino is also involved in pro bono activities and NGOs, such as the Food Bank of Panama (member of The Global FoodBanking network), advising on legal issues and participating in the Board of Directors of this organization. 
Mr. Vallarino is admitted to practice law in the Republic of Panama.


Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC).


Mr. Vallarino is graduated from Law and Political Science and holds a master’s degree in Business Law from the School of Law of Universidad Católica Santa María La Antigua.

Lawyer Rankings

Panama > Dispute resolution

(Next Generation Partners)

Luis VallarinoMorgan & Morgan

Morgan & Morgan‘s ‘well-rounded‘ dispute resolution practice is highly active in civil and commercial litigation, and fields equal strength in domestic and international arbitration, including investment treaty cases. The department has a strong reputation for arbitrations relating to construction contracts and insolvency litigation, where practice co-head Jose Carrizo has particular expertise. Fellow co-leader Luis Vallarino is experienced in disputes involving government contracts and regulated sectors. Omar Rodriguez leads the criminal law team, with a focus on white-collar crime and fraud cases, while Mayte Sánchez González, who was promoted to partner in December 2021, heads the arbitration practice. Key contacts at associate level include Analissa Carles, Orlando Tejeira and Alejandro Chevalier, the latter of whom joined from Akerman LLP in Miami in June 2021 and focuses on international litigation and arbitration.