Alexis V. Herrera Jr.


+507 2056014

Born in the Republic of Panama on August 31st, 1972.

Academic Instruction:

  • Bachelor Degree in Finance and Economics, Saint Joseph’s University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., (1993). Honors: Cum Laude Economics Award-Highest GPA in Economics (1993); Alpha Sigma Nu (The Honor Society of Jesuit Colleges and Universities).
  • Juris Doctor, Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A., (1996). Honors: Cum Laude, Exxon Scholar (Academic Scholarship after 1L).
  • Maritime Certificate, Tulane Law School, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A., (1996).

License Certificate: 

  • 1996 - Louisiana State Bar and Federal Courts of the Fifth Circuit, U.S.A. 
  • 1997 - Panamanian Bar Association



Partner. Lawyer since 1996.

  • Member of the Drafting Commission of the Preliminary Draft of a Bill which proposes amendments to Book II of the Panama Commercial Code (2013-2014).
  • Panama Canal Authority

Labor arbitrator (2010 - present)

  • Member of the drafting commission of the Regulation for the Panama Maritime Labour Convention of ILO, (2006). 
  • Exxon Company (U.S.A.)

Legal Department, (1995).

  • Gordon, Arata, McCollan & Duplantis (U.S.A.)

Legal Assistant, (1994).

  • Coordinator of the Drafting Commission on the regulation of the Labor Law at Sea and Navigable Waterways.

Practice Areas: Public Contracting & Privatization; Mergers, Acquisitions and Financing; Corporate Law; Maritime Law, Environmental and Energy Law; Labor & Employment; E-Commerce.


  • Panama Bar Association
  • Lousiana Bar Association
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Asociación Profesionales de la Nueva Generación Jurídica (Tesorero, 1999 - 2002)
  • Asociación Panameña de Derecho y Nuevas Tecnologías
  • Panama Maritime Law Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Phi Delta Phi (International Legal Fraternity) 
  • American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM), 
    • Member of the Committees of Environmental, and Hydrocarbons. 

Awards & Recognition: 

  • Chambers and Partners Global,
  • Chambers and Partners Latin-America;
  • IFLR 1000 


  • "Ciertos Aspectos Legales del Comercio Electrónico”, (Semanario Jurídico Empresarial, Sistemas Jurídicos, October, 2000).
  • Panama Chapter of the book “International Execution Against Judgment Debtors” (Oceanía Publications, Inc.,1999).

Languages: Spanish, English and French. 

Hobbies and Activities: 

  • basketball
  • music
  • computers



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