Diego De la Guardia joined GALA in 1975. He has been a partner since 1985.
Mr. De la Guardia is Director and President of Clínica Hospital San Fernando, director of Desarrollo el Dorado S.A., Diesel Engine Services S.A., Camilo A. Porras S.A., Arrendadora Hospitalaria. He serves as Secretary of Petroterminal de Panamá, and is a founding partner of numerous companies , including Paso Ancho Hydro Power Inc., Térmica del Caribe and the Belisario A. Porras Foundation.
Mr. De la Guardia is a member of the Panamanian Bar Association, Pi-Gamma Mu National Social Science Honor Society, Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and the Omicron Delta Kappa Society.
His areas of practice include Civil Procedural Law, Administrative Law, Government Contracts with emphasis in Public Utilities Sector, such as Energy Generation and Distribution, Telecommunications, Construction, and in the Hospital and Medical Sector.
- Juris Doctor, Tulane University (1975)
- B.A. Rollins College, Florida (1972)
- London School of Economics, Schiller College (Berlin)
- Moscow University (1971)
Tel: +507 303-0303
Fax: +507 303-0434
January 15, 2014
Galindo, Arias & López successfully advised Térmica del Caribe, S.A. (“TC”) (a Panamanian company that owns and operates a power generation plant) in an arbitral proceeding chaired by the Panamanian…
May 16, 2013
Galindo, Arias & López in Panama, in conjunction with Fullbright & Jaworski LLP in New York, negotiated the refinancing of a syndicated loan for $288 million dollars for the oil…
May 10, 2013
Galindo, Arias & López in Panama, in conjunction with Fullbright & Jaworski LLP in New York, negotiated the refinancing of a syndicated loan for 288 million dollars for the oil…
April 11, 2013
Counseled Petroterminal de Panamá in the administrative proceeding against it, due to possible environmental damage as a consequence of an oil spill of 4,856 barrels of crude.
July 10, 2012
Advised the developer of the first residential complex on a man-made island in the Latin American Region.