Michelle O. de de la Guardia

Michelle O. de de la Guardia

Areas of Practice:
Administrative Law, Banking Law & Finance, Capital Market, Corporate, Law Insurance and Re-Insurance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Panama Private Interest Foundations, Panama Trusts, Trust Services.
+507 2056012


Born in the Republic of Panama, September 10th, 1959.


Spanish and English.

Hobbies and Activities

Mountain biking and sports.

Academic Instruction

  • Bachelor of Law and Political Science, University Santa Maria La Antigua, Panama (Cum Laude, 1983). Thesis:  “The Nationality of Corporations under Panamanian Law and in Comparative Law” (publication recommended by the grading jury).
  • License Certificate:  1983


  • ICAZA, GONZALEZ-RUIZ & ALEMAN, since 1983, partner of the firm since 1993.
  • Since 1991 has been legal counsel to multiple companies in the structuring and issuance of public offering of securities.


  • Panama Bar Association
  • Trustee of a Foundation for the promotion of Women. Women Corporate Directors, founding member of the Panamanian Chapter.

Awards and Recognition

  • Who´s Who Legal (Banking – Panama Chapter).