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Marisol T. Ellis A.


PHONE: +507 205-6095


Areas of Practice


Career Trajectory

With more than twenty years of experience, Marisol Ellis provides legal advice to important Panamanian and international companies. She has worked as an Associate at Icaza, González-Ruíz & Alemán since 2004 as part of the Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Division, and was named partner in 2022. Marisol belongs to the list of arbitrators of the Conciliation and Arbitration Center of the Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture of Panama (CeCAP).

Due to her work, she has been recognized as a leader in the area of Litigation by international legal services guides such as Chambers & Partners.

Marisol has extensive experience as a panelist and lecturer. She has taught International Law, Commercial Law, Banking Law, and Bankruptcy Proceedings in local universities at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. In addition, she has participated as a lecturer in important Arbitration and Litigation events in Panama and abroad.

Her memberships include the Panama Bar Association, the Latin American Arbitration Association (ALARB), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Panama Chapter and Arbitration Committee, and the Spanish Arbitration Club – Panama Chapter.

In 2021 she was appointed Panama’s representative in the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce.

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Arbitration, Robert Gordon University, 2018
  • Master in Business Law, Swiss Business School, Zurich, Switzerland, 2012.
  • Master in Business Law, ADEN Business School, 2011.
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, specialization on International Trade, Universidad Interamericana de Panama, (degree to be conferred).
  • XX Postgraduate-specialization in Casualty Law, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain, 2007.
  • Master in Commercial Law, 2004, Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencias y Tecnología.
  • Postgraduate studies in Public Law, Universidad Latinoamericana de Ciencias y Tecnología, 2004.
  • Postgraduate studies in Advanced Teaching, Universidad de Panama, 2000.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law and Political Sciences, Universidad de Panama, 1995
  • License Certificate: 1995
    • Partner since 2022.
    • Associate (2004-2021)
  • TRICOM PANAMA, S.A., Head of the Legal Department, (2002 – 2004).
  • Sucre, Arias & Reyes, Lawyer – Litigation Department (2001 – 2002).
  • Márquez & Preciado, Lawyer – Litigation Department (1996 – 2001). Judicial Branch
  • Assistant to the Judge, Chief Clerk and Writing Clerk, 1990 – 1991.
  • Banco Suramericano de Desarrollo, S.A., Legal Assistant, (1990 – 1991).
  • Panama Bar Association
  • Latin American Arbitration Association (ALARB)
  • International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) – Panama Chapter, member of the Arbitration Committee
  • Club Español de Arbitraje – Panama Chapter
  • Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF)