Aristides Anguizola is an Associate at Morgan & Morgan and works in the Corporate Law Department since 2010. Dr. Anguizola has concentrated his practice in mining, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, project finance, banking law and securities matters. He has significant experience providing legal support for mineral exploration and mine development and finance including the project Cobre Panama, the biggest private sector investment in the country.
Dr. Anguizola has a solid professional background. Prior to joining Morgan & Morgan, Dr. Anguizola gained experience in the Corporate, Litigation and Labor practice groups, as summer associate in McConnell Valdes LLC, San Juan, Puerto Rico. He also worked as summer associate in Greenberg Traurig LLP, Washington D.C., U.S.A. dealing with the Government Affairs Practice Group to lobby the U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement. During his practice there, he also worked in matters involving high profile clients/cases such as Eric Volz´s imprisonment in Nicaragua.
Since 2005 to 2007, Dr. Anguizola was the Communications and Media Attaché of Consular Affairs ad interim and managed White House press coverage during President of Panama Martin Torrijos working visit to the White House from February 14-16, 2007.
Dr. Anguizola has been also involved in the pro bono activities of the firm playing an active role advising various NGOs on their legal issues, as well as participating as volunteer in the Legal Open Houses organized by the firm in low-income communities.
Dr. Anguizola has also contributed as writer in some publications such as the Panama Chapter of Doing Business 2016, a project of the World Bank Group.
Dr. Anguizola obtained an LL.B. from the University of Virginia (2005); and a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the Georgetown University Law Center (2009).