Mayte Sanchez Gonzalez is a Partner in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department of Morgan & Morgan and frequently participates in complex and high-value civil, commercial, administrative, and corporate litigation matters where she has represented medium and major domestic and foreign corporate clients as well as governmental entities.
She also has extensive experience formulating creative solutions to complex and high-stake domestic and international arbitration processes (both investor-state and commercial) in a range of industries, including large-scale infrastructure projects, construction, energy, ports and shipping, logistics, hospitality, retail, insurance and reinsurance, and government.
Ms. Sanchez is a certified as a Mediator and Conciliator from the Ministry of Government of Panama; and has been included in the list of Arbitrators of the Center for Arbitration and Conciliation of Panama (CeCAP). She also is a member of the Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF) of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Women Way in Arbitration (WWA LATAM), among others.
In the public sector, Ms. Sanchez served at the Panamanian Judicial System as an Assistant Judge of Civil Circuit Court and of a Justice of the Supreme Court (Third Chamber).
Ms. Sanchez has been recognized by Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 (Rising Star) for her work in Dispute Resolution. In addition, she has been shortlisted by Women in Business Law Americas Awards in the category “Best in Commercial Arbitration.”
On pro-bono matters, she regularly advises non-governmental organizations, including her counsel on creating Panama’s first Central Blood Bank. She also collaborates with local and international publications on matters related to dispute resolution.
Ms. Sanchez obtained an LL.B. from the University of Panama (2008) and a LL.M. in Global Legal Studies from the Universidad Catolica Portuguesa de Lisboa in Portugal (2010) and a Master Degree in Administrative Law from the Latina University of Panama (2014). She also has a Diploma in Mediation, Conciliation and Arbitration, and a Diploma in Criminal Justice.
She is admitted to practice law in the Republic of Panama.
- 09 MARCH 2023 - Morgan & Morgan Legal advised Minera Panama, S.A., in negotiating a Refreshed Concession Agreement with the Government of Panama for the Cobre Panama Project, the largest private investment in the history of Panama.
- 18 FEBRUARY 2019 Morgan & Morgan represented Electron Investment, S.A. in an arbitration process filed by Constructora Seli Panamá, S.A. before the International Chamber of Commerce
- 05 JULY 2017 Morgan & Morgan advised the Panamanian Government in International Arbitration case
20 OCTOBER 2022 Morgan & Morgan outstands in The Legal 500 Latin America 2023.