Education: University of Panama (summa cum laude, licentiate in law and political sciences, in 1977, “Ricardo J Alfaro Distinction” for obtaining highest ranking in class 1977); Tulane University, New Orleans, United States (LLM in commercial law, 1978).
Associate, Baker McKenzie, Chicago, between 1978 and 1979. Former professor of commercial and corporation law at the University of Panama.
Member of the commission in charge of drafting the amendments to the Constitution relating to the Panama Canal (presidential appointment, 1994); member of the board of directors, Panama Canal Authority (presidential appointment, 2000–2013).
Languages: Spanish and English.
Practice areas: commercial law, banking, corporate law, securities, insurance, international trade, and mergers and acquisitions.