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Alvaro A. Alemán Healy


PHONE: +507 205-6017


Career Trajectory

Alvaro Alemán joined Icaza, González-Ruiz & Alemán in 1986 and became a partner in 1996. He specializes in Tax Law, Corporate Law, and Mergers & Acquisitions.

Alvaro has held public office positions in Panama such as General Director of Revenue at the Ministry of Finance and Treasury (1993-1994), Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (2009-2010), Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs (2010-2011), and Minister of the Presidency of Panama (2014-2018).

He has also held positions on the Board of Directors of Institutions and Associations such as the Public Registry of Panama, the Panama Maritime Authority, and the International Bar Association.

Alvaro has been recognized as a leading lawyer in Banking and Finance by Who’s Who Legal and in Capital Markets by LACCA.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law and Political Science, Universidad Santa María la Antigua, Panama, (1985). Thesis: “Relevant Aspects of Panamanian Electoral Law” (Publication recommended)
  • Master of Laws (L.L.M.), Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, U.S.A., (1986).
  • License Certificate: 1986
    • Partner. Lawyer since 1996.
    • Associate (1986-1996)
  • Panama Bar Association and International Bar Association.