Panama City

+507 269 2620

Highly regarded


Bar admissions:

District of Columbia



Practice areas:

Capital markets

Jaime Alemán joined Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee in 1985, as one of its founding partners. He served as Ambassador of Panama to the United States from 2009 until 2011. Before joining Alcogal, he served as Minister of Government and Justice (1988), as Special Advisor to the President of Panama (1984-1985), as Associate at Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán (1982-1984) and as Legal Advisor at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, D. C. (1978-1981). He has also served in multiple Boards of Directors, including those of Banistmo, PKB Bank and Special Olympics, among many others.

He is the head of Alcogal’s Offshore Services department and one of Panama’s foremost lawyers in this practice area.

  • M&A
  • Offshore services
  • Trusts and estate planning

  • 1981, District of Columbia, U.S.A
  • 1982, Panama

  • District of Columbia Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Panama Bar Association
  • International Tax Planning Association
  • International Fiscal Association
  • Board of Directors, Banistmo, S.A.
  • Board of Directors, PKB Bank (Panama), S.A.
  • Board of Directors, Tag Bank, S.A.
  • Board of Visitors, Duke University School of Law
  • Board of Directors, Special Olympic

  • Juris Doctor (J.D.), Duke University, Durham, North Carolina (1978)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana (Magna Cum Laude, 1975)