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Morgan & Morgan

Work Department

Labor Law


Ricardo Aleman is a Partner at Morgan & Morgan and focuses his practice in Labor Law.  Throughout his 40 years of experience in the legal field, Mr. Aleman has advised local and international corporations on labor and employment matters, including corporate restructurings, collective bargaining negotiations, employment contracts, termination agreements and labor litigation.

In the public sector, Mr. Aleman has been appointed as Ambassador of the Republic of Panama to Mexico (2004-2009), Secretary of the Conciliation and Arbitration Commission of the Chamber of Commerce (2002-2004), Member of the Tripartite Commission responsible for the revision of the Panamanian Labor Code (1978), Deputy Judge of the Superior Labor Court (1986), Deputy Judge of the Supreme Court of Justice (1999) and General Manager of the Colon Free Zone (1998-1999).  He has also presided the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama and the Federation of Chambers of Commerce of Central America (1991-1992); and during that same period served as Vice-President of the National Council of Private Enterprises.


Employment Law Alliance (ELA)


Mr. Aleman holds an LL. B. from the Universidad de Panama, and is admitted to practice law in the Republic of Panama.

Lawyer Rankings

Panama > Labour

(Leading individuals)

Ricardo AlemanMorgan & Morgan

Morgan & Morgan advises on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious employment matters, including assisting with the labour aspects of corporate restructurings and M&A transactions, the hiring and termination of employees, the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements, employment litigation, and the creation of internal employment policies and disciplinary procedures. The team’s impressive client base is made up of local and multinational companies from a variety of sectors, among them energy, insurance, financial services, real estate and logistics. At the head of the practice, Ricardo Aleman and Maria Teresa Mendoza are experienced in advising on employment contracts and termination agreements, collective bargaining negotiations and litigation. In addition, Albalira Montúfar leads the immigration practice and senior associate Milagros Caballero focuses on assisting international clients with the employment issues surrounding setting up their headquarters in Panama.