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WWL Ranking: Thought Leader

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WWL Ranking: Recommended
WWL Ranking: Recommended

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WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Jaime Alemán is lauded by peers for his specialist knowledge of trusts and estate planning matters.

Biography

Jaime Alemán joined Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee as a founding partner in 1985. His professional practice concentrates on offshore services, trusts and estate planning and corporate M&A. 

Dr Alemán served as legal adviser at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, DC from 1978 to 1981 and as special adviser to Dr Nicolás Barletta, former President of Panama, in 1984 and 1985. Dr. Alemán was the minister of government and justice in 1988 and Panamanian ambassador to the United States from 2009 to 2011.

Dr Alemán is a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Panama Bar Association, the International Tax Planning Association and the International Fiscal Association. He is also a member of the boards of directors of Banistmo, PKB Bank (Panama) and Travelex (Panama) SA and of the board of visitors of Duke University School of Law.

Dr Alemán has a Juris Doctor from Duke University and a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of Notre Dame. He is fluent in Spanish, English and French.

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Peers widely acclaim Jaime Alemán’s substantial sector knowledge and experience in advising corporations and individuals.

Biography

Jaime Alemán joined Alemán, Cordero, Galindo & Lee as a founding partner in 1985. His professional practice concentrates on offshore services, trusts and estate planning and corporate M&A. 

Dr Alemán served as legal adviser at the Inter-American Development Bank in Washington, DC from 1978 to 1981 and as special adviser to Dr Nicolás Barletta, former President of Panama, in 1984 and 1985. Dr. Alemán was the minister of government and justice in 1988 and Panamanian ambassador to the United States from 2009 to 2011.

Dr Alemán is a member of the District of Columbia Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Panama Bar Association, the International Tax Planning Association and the International Fiscal Association. He is also a member of the boards of directors of Banistmo, PKB Bank (Panama) and Travelex (Panama) SA and of the board of visitors of Duke University School of Law.

Dr Alemán has a Juris Doctor from Duke University and a Bachelor of Arts in economics from the University of Notre Dame. He is fluent in Spanish, English and French.

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