Mercedes Arauz de Grimaldo is a partner of the Panamanian law firm Morgan & Morgan since 1980.
She is the head of the Immigration and Labor Law practice and has also a leading role in Business & Corporate Law and Intellectual Property, specialties in which Ms. Arauz de Grimaldo is a well-respected lawyer locally and internationally.
Ms. Arauz de Grimaldo has had not only an exceptional career in the private sector, but has also served the country several times as First Deputy of the Nation’s General Attorney (1994-2004); President of the National Bar Association (2005-2007); and President of the Inter-American Bar Association (2004-2005), among others. She also is the Latvian Honorary Consul in Panama since 2006 to present.
Distinguished by the Inter-American Bar Association (IABA) with the “Inter-American Jurisprudence Award” in recognition of her valuable contribution to the development of the Law and Jurisprudence in America
Distinguished by the Panama Bar Association with the ¨Justo Arosemena Medal¨ in recognition of 20 years of practice in the legal industry, for her outstanding commitment and contributions to strengthening the profession and defending lawyer’s legitimate interests