José Carrizo joined Morgan & Morgan in 2003 and is currently a partner in the litigation and dispute resolution department. Mr Carrizo focuses on complex matters related to civil, criminal, administrative, commercial, banking and insurance litigation.
His experience covers all kinds of litigation proceedings contemplated in Panamanian law before the different jurisdictional organs of Panama including civil, administrative and criminal courts. Furthermore, Mr Carrizo has ample experience in both domestic and international arbitration processes.
His client portfolio includes well-known private companies, banking and financial entities, and multinational corporations that carry out operations in Panama.
Mr Carrizo has been recommended as a leading individual in Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 in the area of dispute resolution.
He is also involved in pro bono activities and regularly assists legal open houses organised by the firm in very low-income communities to provide free legal orientation on subjects such as family law, domestic violence, labour law, immigration and litigation.
Mr Carrizo graduated in 1996 from Santa María La Antigua Catholic University in law and political science. In 2003, he completed his master’s degree in Externado University of Colombia, specialising in civil liability.