Mr Jorge F. Lee > Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee > Panama, Panama > Lawyer Profile

Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee
2ND FLOOR, HUMBOLDT TOWER
EAST 53RD STREET, MARBELLA
PANAMA CITY
Panama
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Position

Partner (Founding Parner; 1985). Areas of practice include: Banking Law, Civil Litigation and Labor Law.

Career

Justice – Supreme Court of the Republic of Panama (2005-2004); Alternate Justice – Supreme Court of the Republic of Panama (2004-1996); Founding Partner – Aleman, Cordero, Galindo & Lee (Present- 1985); Minister of Labor and Social Welfare (1988-1985); Director General – Colon Free Trade Zone (1985-1984); Vice-Minister of Government and Justice (1983-1982); Professor of Procedural Law and Evidence – Universidad de Panamá.

Languages

Spanish and English.

Memberships

Member – ICC International Court of Arbitration; Vice President – Pan American Institute of Procedural Law; Chairman – Board of Directors of Inter-Oceanic Region Authority (2002); Member – Board of Directors of Inter-Oceanic Region Authority (1996); Member – Board of Directors of the National Investment Council (1984-1985); Secretary – Panama Bar Association (1984); Panama Bar Association (1976).

Education

Universidad de Panamá, LL.B. (1976).

Lawyer Rankings

Panama > Dispute resolution

(Leading individuals)

Jorge Federico LeeAlemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee

The ‘extraordinary‘ team at Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee has wide-ranging expertise in civil and commercial litigation, including breach of contract and shareholder disputes, and administrative proceedings before the tax and competition authorities. The team is particularly renowned for its strength in financial litigation, representing some of the largest banks in Panama; it also counts multinationals, from the telecoms, construction and insurance sectors, in particular, among its clients. In addition, the firm has a strong domestic and international arbitration practice, and often handles investment treaty arbitrations against the Republic of Panama. The team is led by founding partner Jorge Federico Lee, who has extensive litigation and arbitration experience, particularly in labour disputes, and Eduardo Gómez, who is noted for his expertise in high-stakes financial litigation and international arbitration. Jaime Castillo is also active in litigation in the electricity, telecoms and media sectors, among others. The strong associate team includes Doris Nieto, Anel Roach and Mónica Crespo.