Juan David Morgan Jr

Juan David Morgan Jr
MMG Tower, 23rd Floor
Ave Paseo del Mar, Costa del Este
Panama City


Who's Who Legal Central America - Shipping

Juan David Morgan Jr is currently a partner at Morgan & Morgan and head of the maritime litigation practice group.

Mr Morgan Jr has been practising at Morgan & Morgan since 1990, specialising in maritime claims, including those against the Panama Canal Authority on transit vessel accidents through the Panama Canal. He has represented ship owners, P&I clubs, charterers, hull and cargo underwriters, banks and other shipping interests in all types of maritime disputes.

Mr Morgan Jr has served as director and financial secretary of the Panama National Bar Association; director and president of the Panama Maritime Law Association; director of the Panama Chamber of Shipping; president of the Panama Maritime VII Conference & Exhibition organising committee; director and president of the German-Panamanian Chamber of Industry and Commerce; and president of the Tulane Club in Panama. He also serves on the board of different private companies. 

He is a frequent speaker at international maritime law seminars and is the author of the publication Ship Arrest and Arrest Defenses in Panama.

Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500 have profiled Mr Morgan Jr as a leading lawyer in shipping and admiralty litigation. More recently, he has been distinguished with the International Award for Exceptional Achievement at the 2016 Tulane University Alumni Awards Gala in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

WWL says: Juan David Morgan Jr is the most highly regarded shipping lawyer in the region and boasts a stellar reputation among market commentators, one of whom notes, “He is great for maritime litigation."

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