Rafael Marquinez > Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee > Panama, Panama > Lawyer Profile

Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee
Rafael Marquinez photo

Work Department

Senior Associate


• Banking, finance and capital markets
• Corporate and M&A
• Real estate


• Associate at Aleman, Cordero, Galindo & Lee (2009- present)


• Spanish
• English
• French


• 2008, Panama


Masters in Taxation and Fiscal Management, Universidad Especializada del Contador Público
Autorizado, Panama city, Panama (2012)
• Master of Laws (LL.M.), Duke University, Durham, North Carolina (2009)
• Bachelor of Law and Political Sciences, Universidad Santa Maria la Antigua, Panama City, Panama
(Magna Cum Laude, 2008)

Lawyer Rankings

Panama > Capital markets

(Rising stars)

Rafael MarquínezAlemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee

Highlighted for its ‘knowledge, availability and negotiating skills‘, the team at Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee regularly advises the principal domestic and international banks operating in Panama on bond issuances. The team is also experienced in acting for financial sponsors, institutional investors and multinationals on local and international capital markets transactions and regulatory matters. Arturo Gerbaud, whose client base includes a number of leading banks, heads the practice. The experienced Eloy Alfaro and senior associates Rafael Marquínez, who is praised for his ‘professionalism and extensive knowledge‘, and Rita de la Guardia, who has expertise in local and cross-border transactions, are also key contacts.

Panama > Real estate

Leading real estate developers in Panama turn to Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee for advice on large-scale residential, industrial and commercial projects; other clients include banks and institutional investors. The team assists with planning, zoning laws and environmental regulation, as well as the financing and development of projects, and is able to draw on the full-service firm’s strength in litigation to handle construction and real estate disputes. The highly regarded Anibal Galindo, who has expertise in real estate and finance; Lorenzo Marquinez, whose clients include many of the largest luxury developers in Panama; and Eloy Alfaro, who has project finance expertise, lead the team. Senior associate Rafael Marquinez is noted for his experience in real estate transactions.