LACCA Approved: María de Lourdes Marengo

Corporate / M&A Firm: Patton Moreno & Asvat Panama

Head of the corporate and finance department, specialising in corporate, commercial, aviation law, maritime law, financing law, mergers and acquisitions, private wealth services, tax and regulatory matters.

She obtained a bachelor degree in law and political sciences from Universidad Santa Maria La Antigua and an LLM in Admiralty from Tulane University, Lou. A member of the Panama Bar Association and the New York State Bar, Panama Maritime Law Association (Former President), Maritime Law Association of the United States, L2B Aviation Group; Association of International Lawyers of Panama (board member), and the International Aviation Womens Association (IAWA). 

She seats in the board of directors of an international chain hotel in Panama, the board of directors of a licensed trust company in Panama, and the board of directors of an Association that manages an island in the Pacific Ocean off Panama.

Author of the Panama chapters on several law matters for international publications such as the Maritime Law Handbook and the Judicial Sales of Vessels and Priority of Claims in Panama published by Kluwer Law International, Aircraft Liens and Detention Rights for the publishing house Sweet and Maxwell; and of Getting the Deal Through – Aviation Finance & Leasing since 2014, published by Law Business Research.


LACCA Approved

Administrative Law

Anti-Corruption & Compliance



Banking & Finance

Capital Markets

Corporate / M&A


Intellectual Property Law




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