International Trade Compliance Specialist

Cristina Thayer

Cristina Thayer is a Founding Partner of our business partner Legistrategy, and she is an attorney at law admitted to practice in the Republic of Panama (1996) and the State of New York (2002). Ms. Thayer completed her law school at the University of Panama (1995), obtained an LLM degree at Georgetown University Law School (1997) and is currently an Executive MBA candidate from INCAE Business School (2021).

Experience & Activities

Ms. Thayer has an extensive working experience in the areas of trade, corporate law, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, antitrust and government procurement. She held several positions at the Ministry of Trade and Industries, as well as in the Foreign Trade Council, participating in the negotiations of important international agreements, such as the Trade Promotion Agreement with the United States, among others. She is an expert on international import and export, international trade, financial laws, and tax incentives. She was also, Partner to Galindo, Arias & López until 2021.

Currently, she is a member of the member of the Board of WIP Panama, and American Bar Association and the Georgetown University Alumni Association. She is also member of the Board of Directors of several companies.