Mercedes Arauz de Grimaldo


Morgan & Morgan
MMG Tower 23rd Floor,
Ave. Paseo del Mar, Costa del Este,
Panama, Rep. Panama

Tel: 507.265.7777
Fax: 507.265.7700


Mercedes Arauz de Grimaldo is joined Morgan & Morgan since 1980 and is currently a Partner. Mrs. Arauz de Grimaldo is the head of Labor and Immigration Law and Real Estate Practice Groups.

Mrs. 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.

Mrs. Arauz de Grimaldo is a member of the Employment Law Alliance, the Inter-American Bar Association, the Panamanian Association of the Intellectual Property and the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property.

For over three decades, Morgan & Morgan has provided Immigration legal services, mainly to international companies doing business in Panama who need to relocate its executive staff and their families. Our attorneys and paralegals are experienced in all aspects of Immigration law, preparing applications for residence permits, entry visas authorizations, interacting regularly with Panamanian immigration authorities and providing expert advice on the various programs that provide the laws and regulations.

Our experienced team allows us to offer the best advice also for foreigners who have chosen our country to take up residence, permanent retirees, rent investors or through any of the various residency programs offered by the Panamanian Immigration laws.

We also offer advice on the preparation and presentation of the administrative documents required to obtain Panamanian citizenship and follow up with our experienced staff to obtain a Panamanian Passport.

Morgan & Morgan-Attorneys at Law is among the top law firms in Panama and Central America, with the most experienced attorneys and multidisciplinary practices. The firm is a member of the Morgan & Morgan Group (MMG), an extensive and dynamic network of legal, fiduciary and financial services with operations in 20 cities of America, Asia, and Europe.

Morgan & Morgan regularly assist local and foreign corporations, from several industries, in important investments in Panama and the region.

Our fully licensed law offices, associated firms and strategic alliances with the most important professional networks such as Terralex , World Services Group , American Law Firm Association , International Network of Boutique Law Firms, among others; allows us to give an effective and dynamic answer to the needs of our clients worldwide within the industry´s best international standards.


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.