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Litigation and Dispute Resolution




Mayte Sanchez Gonzalez is a Partner in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department of Morgan & Morgan and frequently participates in complex and high-value civil, commercial, administrative, and corporate litigation matters where she has represented medium and major domestic and foreign corporate clients as well as governmental entities.

She also has extensive experience formulating creative solutions to complex and high-stake domestic and international arbitration processes (both investor-state and commercial) in a range of industries, including large-scale infrastructure projects, construction, energy, ports and shipping, logistics, hospitality, retail, insurance and reinsurance, and government.

Ms. Sanchez is certified as a Mediator and Conciliator from the Ministry of Government of Panama; and has been included in the list of Arbitrators of the Center for Arbitration and Conciliation of Panama (CeCAP). She also is a member of the Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Women Way in Arbitration (WWA LATAM), among others.

In the public sector, Ms. Sanchez served at the Panamanian Judicial System as an Assistant Judge of Civil Circuit Court and of a Justice of the Supreme Court (Third Chamber).

Ms. Sanchez has been recognized by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 (Rising Star) for her work in Dispute Resolution. In addition, she has been shortlisted by Women in Business Law Americas Awards in the category “Best in Commercial Arbitration.”

On pro-bono matters, she regularly advises non-governmental organizations, including her counsel on creating Panama’s first Central Blood Bank. She also collaborates with local and international publications on matters related to dispute resolution.

She is admitted to practice law in the Republic of Panama.


English, Spanish.


Ms. Sanchez obtained an LL.B. from the University of Panama (2008) and a LL.M. in Global Legal Studies from the Universidad Catolica Portuguesa de Lisboa in Portugal (2010) and a Master Degree in Administrative Law from the Latina University of Panama (2014). She also has a Diploma in Mediation, Conciliation and Arbitration, and a Diploma in Criminal Justice.

Lawyer Rankings

Panama > Dispute resolution

(Next Generation Partners)

Mayte Sánchez Gonzalez  –Morgan & Morgan

Morgan & Morgan‘s ‘robust‘ team has a broad dispute resolution practice spanning civil, constitutional, administrative and commercial disputes, with particularly notable expertise in insolvency litigation, acting for both debtors and creditors. The team handles both litigation and an increasing amount of domestic and international arbitration, with a diverse client base which includes major local banks, mining and maritime companies and multinationals from the insurance, construction and financial services sectors. In addition, the firm has a strong criminal litigation practice, led by Omar Rodríguez, which specialises in white-collar crime cases. At the head of the team, Jose Carrizo has wide-ranging experience in litigation and arbitration, including large insolvency and asset recovery cases, and Luis Vallarino has expertise in government contract and regulatory disputes, among other areas. Senior associate Mayte Sánchez Gonzalez  stands out for her expertise in arbitration, particularly in disputes over infrastructure projects, as well as in corporate and commercial litigation. Since publication, Sánchez has been raised to the partnership – effective as of January 2022.