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Global Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

National Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Alexis Herrera Jr impresses market commentators with his adept handling of cross-border transactions and corporate structuring for multinationals.

Biography

He has over 20 years of experience in public contracting and privatisation; mergers, acquisitions and financing; corporate law; maritime law; environmental and energy law; and labour law. He has advised multinational companies and legal entities participating in private and public tender processes (eg, Line 1 and 2 of the Metro of Panama), including those of the Panama Canal Authority (eg, expansion of the canal). In addition, he has provided advice on the proper corporate structure and all related legal issues during the different steps of the tender process, including without limitation the negotiating and drafting of the awarded project contracts (eg, Centennial Bridge and Fourth Bridge of the Panama Canal), amendments and claims.

Licensed to practise law in the state of Louisiana, USA (1996) and Panama (1997).

He has a bachelor's degree in finance and economics from Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, USA (cum laude, economics award, 1993); and a Juris Doctor degree and Maritime Certificate from Tulane Law School in New Orleans, USA (cum laude, Exxon academic scholarship, 1996).

Alexis has served as arbitrator in labour disputes of the Panama Canal Authority and under the US ADR service provider National Arbitration and Mediation (NAM).

Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, LACCA and IFLR1000 have all recognised Mr Herrera as a leading lawyer in banking, shipping litigation, capital markets and energy.

He is fluent in Spanish, English and French.

Central America - Corporate

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Alexis Herrera has a highly international practice and is regularly involved in complex cross-border proceedings for multinational clients. According to peers, "He's a top colleague and a very good lawyer."

Biography

Alexis V Herrera Jr has been a lawyer at Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán since 1996. Currently, he is a partner and member of its management committee.

He has over 20 years of experience in public contracting and privatisation; mergers, acquisitions and financing; corporate law; maritime law; environmental and energy law; and labour law. He has advised multinational companies and legal entities participating in private and public tender processes (eg, Line 1 and 2 of the Metro of Panama), including those of the Panama Canal Authority (eg, expansion of the canal). In addition, he has provided advice on the proper corporate structure and all related legal issues during the different steps of the tender process, including without limitation the negotiating and drafting of the awarded project contracts (eg, Centennial Bridge and Fourth Bridge of the Panama Canal), amendments and claims.

Licensed to practise law in the state of Louisiana, USA (1996) and Panama (1997).

He has a bachelor's degree in finance and economics from Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, USA (cum laude, economics award, 1993); and a Juris Doctor degree and Maritime Certificate from Tulane Law School in New Orleans, USA (cum laude, Exxon academic scholarship, 1996).

Alexis has served as arbitrator in labour disputes of the Panama Canal Authority and under the US ADR service provider National Arbitration and Mediation (NAM).

Chambers Global, Chambers Latin America, LACCA and IFLR1000 have all recognised Mr Herrera as a leading lawyer in banking, shipping litigation, capital markets and energy.

He is fluent in Spanish, English and French.

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