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Alejandro Ferrer

Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee - Panama

Alejandro Ferrer - Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee
  • 2nd Floor, Humboldt Tower, East 53rd Street
  • Panama, Panama, Panama
  • 0819-09132
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Practice Areas

Litigation and arbitration; corporate and M&A; antitrust; energy and natural resources; international trade; mining; maritime and port facilities; telecommunications.

Professional Memberships

Panama Bar Association; Michigan Alumni Association; World Economic Forum, Young Global Leader (2008); President of the Board of Directors of the Amador Foundation-Biodiversity Museum (2006-13); Foreign Relations Committee (1996-99; 2008-09); Presidential Commission Against Money Laundering (1998-99); Fellow of the Central American Leadership Initiative (CALI); IES Honorary Business Representative for IE Singapore (in Panama) (2008- present); Board of Directors, PSA Panama International Terminal, S.A. (2016-present); Board of Directors, Petroamerica Terminal, S.A. (PATSA) (2017-present).

Career

President of the Advisory Council to the Consumer Protection and Antitrust Authority (2006-08); Minister of Commerce and Industry (2004-08); Alternate Justice of the Third Superior Court of Appeal of the First Judicial District of Panama (2001-04); Partner at Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee (1998-present); Counselor of International Trade at the Embassy of Panama in the United States of America (1995-96); Deputy permanent ambassador to the United Nations and other international organisations (1994-95); Ambassador of Panama to the World Trade Organization (1994-95); Joint Permanent Representative on Special Mission to the GATT (1993-94); Legal Counselor of the Commission of Accession of Panama to GATT (1993); Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs from (1996-97); Associate at Alfaro, Ferrer, Ramírez & Alemán (1989-1996).

Personal

Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century, Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, Massachusetts (2008); Doctor of the Science of Law (S.J.D.), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan (2000); Master of Laws (LL.M), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan (1992); Fulbright Scholar (1991-1992); Introduction to the American Legal System, Georgetown University, Washington D.C. (1991); Bachelor of Law and Political Sciences, Universidad Santa María La Antigua, Panama City, Panama (Summa Cum Laude, 1990); Languages: Spanish and English.