Professionals by Practice Area

At Muñoz Abogados we count with a large, well-trained team of professionals with high experience, values and abilities to serve our customers in the best way, to provide high-quality of personalized counseling and legal representation to solve different judicial issues. Muñoz Abogados's team is distribuited in the following groups:

Corporate Law Corporate Law Intellectual Property Intellectual Property Anti-trust and Consumer Law Anti-trust and
Consumer Law
Labor Law Labor Law State Law State Law Dispute Resolution Dispute Resolution Dispute Resolution Hydrocarbon and Mining & Energy Law
Corporate Law
Ángel López Saavedra
Muñoz Abogados Attorney at Panama
Corporate Law Department
Panama
Ángel López
Muñoz Abogados Attorney at Panama
Corporate Law Department
Panama
Profile
Practicing lawyer in the Republic of Panama since 2013. Mr. Lopez holds a master's degree in commercial law from Universidad Latina of Panama. He is currently in charge of all the legal matters in our office at Panama and is an active member of the National Bar Association of Lawyers. Mr. Lopez is also an expert in other legal areas such as commercial law, industrial property, civil litigations, and intellectual property violations, among others.
Fernando Mora
Lawyer
Corporate Law Department
Bogotá, Colombia
Fernando Mora
Lawyer
Corporate Law Department
Bogotá, Colombia
Profile
Fernando is a lawyer who graduated from Universidad Externado de Colombia (2017). He's currently studing a Specialization in Commercial Law at the same University (2018 - 2019). He's part of the Corporate Law area of ​​the firm, his professional experience and his knowledge have mainly focused on corporate, contractual and consumer protection issues.
Liane Córdoba Rodríguez
Lawyer at Panama
Corporate Law Department
Panama
Liane Córdoba Rodríguez
Lawyer
Muñoz Lawyers Panama
Corporate Law Department
Panama
Profile
Degree in Law and Political Science of the Republic of Panama since 2016. Graduated from the Catholic University of Santa María La Antigua. Member of the National Bar Association. Specialized in Business Law from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. He has been characterized for performing functions in the business and government sectors.
Languages English and Spanish
Lina Lucía Caicedo Hernández
Judicial Dependent
Corporate Law Department
Bogotá, Colombia
Lina Lucía Caicedo Hernández
Judicial Dependent
Corporate Law Department
Bogotá, Colombia
Profile
Lina is a lawyer from Universidad Nuestra Señora del Rosario specialized in commercial law. She supports the development of Corporate Law department, Tax and Customs Law, being in charge of the control, follow-up and review of the processes that the firm attends in corporate matters in the Courts, Tribunals and Supreme Court of Justice; as well as the Superintendence of Companies and the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce. Additionally, she supports the management of memorials, administrative claims, demands, answers, among other writings.
Lola Falla
General Counsel at Neiva
Corporate Law Department
Neiva, Colombia
Lola Falla
General Counsel at Neiva
Corporate Law Department
Neiva, Colombia
Profile
Specialist in Business and Finance Law from Universidad Externado in Colombia. He is a graduate from Universidad Cooperativa in Colombia. She has gathered experience as a Business Law Consultant, developing law proceedings and profiting from her diploma in the management of alternative mechanisms for conflict resolution. She is a constant supporter in the Huila area, whether in judicial or extra-judicial legal representation or labor issues and settlements for agroindustrial and financial companies at national scale. Currently, she is the Manager of the Neiva office of Muñoz Abogados.
María Victoria Hernández Castillo
Lawyer
Corporate Law Department
Medellin, Colombia
María Victoria Hernández Castillo
Lawyer
Corporate Law Department
Medellin, Colombia
Profile
A lawyer from the Universidad EAFIT, Maria counts with studies un human rights and settlements, as well as urban and environmental law. She's fond of private law, specially when it comes to matters related with corporate law, corporate social responsibility, and civil liability. She has worked as a volunteer for french NGO Handicap International, providing assistance and counseling to impaired victims of armed conflicts.
Languages English and Spanish
Miguel Ángel Hincapié Betancourt
Lawyer
Corporate Law Department
Panama
Miguel Ángel Hincapié Betancourt
Lawyer
Director of Muñoz Abogados Panama
Corporate Law Department
Panama
Profile
Lawyer and specialist in Administrative Law from the Universidad Libre de Pereira.

He is an applicant to be partner of the firm and current director of our Panama office.

He is passionate about politics, equality and equity.

Our clients are our reason of being.

He's worked as a lawyer since 2008. He has experience in Colombia, in both the private and public sector. He is currently dedicated to serve our clients with excellence, efficiency and integrity through personalized attention and management of the various legal services offered by our firm in Panama.

He considers as a personal achievement to know that clients are satisfied with Muñoz Abogados.

He has advised multiple clients in different sector in Colombia and Panama.
Yeniffer Gómez Quinto
Legal Assistant
Corporate Law Department
Medellin, Colombia
Yeniffer Gómez Quinto
Legal Assistant
Corporate Law Department
Medellin, Colombia
Profile
She is a fifth-year law student of the University of Medellin, specializing in public law. Currently, she works as a legal assistant of the Corporate Law Department and she has great experience in the legal research field. Likewise, she is skilled in different law fields, specially in the private law and in issues such as portfolio management, monitoring and applications of executive proceedings, legal advice and user service.

She participated in the Human Rights group of the Regional Procuradoria of Antioquia.

Highly skilled in marketing, sales, logistics, writing, public speaking and data collections.
Language Spanish
Intellectual Property
Alvin Cruz
Business Agent
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Alvin Cruz
Business Agent
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Alvin is passionate about customer service; thanks to his nine years of continuous work at Muñoz Abogados he has gained a great knowledge of the clients and their needs. After serving for a long time as trademark monitoring coordinator, he currently applies his knowledge and experience to support the Firm in client relationship with clients, especially in the areas of labor law.

Alvin is a Business Management technician; he is currently finishing his studies in Financial Management at Institucion Universitaria Politécnico Grancolombiano and plans to continue professional studies in business administration in the same institution. During his training process, he has carried out complementary studies, such as a General Course on Intellectual Property that was issued by the WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION – WIPO in April 2010.
Guillermo Navarro Romero
Director
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Guillermo Navarro Romero
Director
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Guillermo is a lawyer from the Universidad Católica de Colombia, specialist in corporate law from the Universidad del Rosario, currently studying an MBA in Aden Business School, and an expert in intellectual property, market and business law, as well as in personal data protection. He's also been an advisor, corporate consultant, and a counselor for national and international businessmen and corporations. He has been associated with Muñoz Abogados law firm since 2006.

Furthermore, he's been a consultant and a lecturer for the Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá, Federación Nacional de Cafeteros and Innpulsa (Heroes Fest). He currently holds the positions of Partner and Intellectual Property Department Director at the firm.
Language
Spanish and English.
Angie Acosta
Trademark Surveillance Assistant
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Angie Acosta
Trademark Surveillance Assistant
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
As a technician in administrative management, she currently works in the intellectual property department, specifically in the national and international trademark watching coordination. She is the person in charge of reviewing the corresponding official gazettes and presenting proposals in regards to oppositions.
Camila Espinosa Rubiano
Lawyer
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Camila Espinosa Rubiano
Lawyer
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
She is a lawyer from Universidad de La Sabana, with experience in both the private and public sector. She works as an in-house lawyer for different companies in the private sector, especially for the pharmaceutical sector, supporting them in the areas of corporate, administrative, and mainly in industrial law where she has over three years of experience in Colombia and abroad.

At our firm she works as a lawyer in the International Distinctive Signs department.
Languages
Spanish, English and Italian.
Carlos Alberto Estrada Sanclemente
Lawyer
Intellectual Property Department
Cucuta, Colombia
Carlos Alberto Estrada Sanclemente
Lawyer
Intellectual Property Department
Cucuta, Colombia
Profile
Carlos is a lawyer from the Universidad Sergio Arboleda, who specialized in Administrative Law at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. He's been linked to Muñoz Abogados since the year 2000 and currently serves as legal department Director in Cúcuta. There, he provides legal advice to national and international companies in all processes related to Industrial Property. Carlos has sufficient knowledge and skills to analyze, argue, lead projects and solve legal issues that relate to trademark and franchises.
Cecilia Isabel Nieto Porto
Distinctive Signs Coordinator
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Cecilia Isabel Nieto Porto
Distinctive Signs Coordinator
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Attorney from the Universidad del Norte de Barranquilla, Commercial Law specialist from the same university, and Copyright and New Technology specialist from the Universidad Externado de Colombia. She is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in International Economic Law at the Externado de Colombia University. She was worked as a lawyer and as an intellectual property expert in several Universities, as well as in the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce. She is part of the Muñoz Abogados firm since February of 2019, working as Coordinator in the Industrial Law Department's Area of Distinctive Signs.
Language
Spanish and English.
Juan Guillermo Vanegas López
Legal Assistant
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Juan Guillermo Vanegas López
Legal Assistant
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Juan Guillermo is at the eighth semester of the Law school, he is fond of and looking to develop his career in the field of Intellectual Property and State Law. He has 4 years of experience in working with distinctive signs issues for several law firms, he also has knowledge in diverse legislations and their respective requirements.
Leydi Stefania Dorado
Trademark Surveillance Assistant
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Leydi Stefania Dorado
Trademark Surveillance Assistant
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
She's a technologist in business management, currently supporting the Industrial Law Department, specifically the area of trademark surveillance. She's in charge of reviewing international gazettes, as well as the communication to possible opposition in countries like Panama, Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Dominican Republic, and others. In addition, her experience has been strengthened by her work supporting the firm's regulation matters when it comes to the documentation and paperwork involved in health records for the INVIMA.
Languages
Spanish and English.
Mauricio Echeverry
Patent Engineer
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Mauricio Echeverry
Patent Engineer
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Mechatronic engineer, graduated from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia (National University of Colombia) with a master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the same University. With experience in teaching, research, use and management of virtual platforms, mechanical design, advanced computer mechanics in areas of computational fracture mechanics, dynamic analysis, fatigue calculation, finite element method-based calculation, computational fluid dynamics, among others. This results in notable proficiency at managing inventions in different branches of physics and engineering, as well as the ability to oversee and draft patent applications for these inventions on a national and international scale.

He's been part of several research projects aimed towards optimization, programming of numerical methods, and failure analysis, along with projects in different areas of medicine, mechanics, and control.
Language
Spanish, English, Portuguese.
Paula Rodríguez Duque
Account Executive
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Paula Alessandra Rodríguez Duque
Account Executive
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
A professional in mass communication from the Universidad Monteávila in Caracas, Venezuela, Paula has an extensive experience managing business in different fields and markets. She's in charge of stablishing a direct channel of communication with our clients to meet their needs and requirements, especially in matters related to intellectual property.
Languages
English and Spanish.
Rubiela Pacanchique
Innovations Coordinator
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Rubiela Pacanchique
Innovations Coordinator
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Rubiela is a lawyer and a pharmaceutical chemist from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, place where she's currently finishing a master's in Bioscience and Law. This talented professional has extensive experience in patent application and acquisition as she worked for the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce here in Colombia. She offers her support to our clients in copyright, industrial design, and patent application procedures.
Language
English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Vanesa Sarmiento
Distinctive Signs Coordinator
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Vanesa Sarmiento
Distinctive Signs Coordinator
Intellectual Property Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Vanesa is a lawyer from the Universidad Sergio Arboleda's Law School in Bogota, and is currently doing a master's in law, with emphasis on contracts and liability. Ms. Sarmiento is the cordinates distinctive signs, within the firm's intellectual property department. Her leadership and analytical skills make her more than capable of handling trademark processes.
Anti-trust and Consumer Law
Camilo Cortés
Coordinator
Anti-trust and Consumer Law Department
Bogota, Colombia
Camilo Cortés
Coordinator
Anti-trust and Consumer Law Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Camilo is a lawyer from Universidad Libre de Colombia, he is a specialist in International Business Law from Universidad de los Andes and he has complementary studies in Competition Law from Universidad Externado de Colombia. Camilo leads the Competition and Consumption Department advising national and international companies in processes related to unfair competition, Trademark infractions and consumer protection. He began his professional experience in Ecopetrol S.A. and then he worked in different law firms on issues related to corporate law.

His work is oriented to advise and represent our clients toward alternatives and strategies that favor the protection of the company's freedom, consumers right and strengthening of our clients' products.
Language
Spanish and English.
Katherin Andrea Matamoros
Account Executive
Anti-trust and Consumer Law Department
Bogotá, Colombia
Katherin Andrea Matamoros
Account Executive
Anti-trust and Consumer Law Department
Bogotá, Colombia
Profile
She is currently in the midst of getting a degree at the law school of Externado University in Bogota, Colombia. She works as an account executive and legal assistant in the Competition and Consumer field, ground in which she assists different suits as well as participates in the definition of action and defense plans from proceedings related to unfair competition, trademark infringements, copyright and consumer protection. She has also supervised digital environment issues.

Additionally, she supports the Competition and Consumer Department in the recruitment and marketing for new businesses and legal services. She initiated her professional background working in different law firms, attending issues related to intellectual property and corporate law.
Languages
English and Spanish.
Labor Law
José Antonio Hoyos Dávila
Director
Labor Law Department
Neiva, Colombia
José Antonio Hoyos Dávila
Director
Labor Law Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
José is a lawyer from the Universidad Sergio Arboleda, specialized in Administration at the Universidad de los Andes; he's also specialized in Labor Law, Social Security, teaching and universitary research from the Universidad Sergio Arboleda. Furthermore, he has a diploma in Competency-based Management and in Integrated Management Systems.

He leads all processes of identifiying and preventing legal risks in labor matters, as well as any other labor related problems that might affect companies. José is a great when it comes to counseling in labor conflict and collective labor agreement negotiations.

Muñoz Abogados' clients can benefit from José Antonio's comprehensive training. He combines his academic training and vast experience, both national and international, as a lawyer in the business sector, where he held positions such as Human Talent Director of Club Nogal, Director of Comfenalco Tolima, Vice-president of Grupo Tabaco Tabacolmex S.A de C.V, among others, to meet all his clients needs.
María Paula Navarro Ojeda
Legal Assistant
Labor Law Department
Medellin, Colombia
María Paula Navarro Ojeda
Legal Assistant
Labor Law Department
Medellin, Colombia
Profile
As a lawyer in training at the Universidad del Rosario, she supports the Labor Law Directorate. She's the lawyer in charge of reviewing, controlling, and monitoring all labor-related processes handled by the firm in Court, including the Supreme Court. In addition, she supports the area director in sustaining memorials, concepts, responding to claims, and other written tasks.
Languages English and Spanish
Natalia Acuña
Lawyer
Labor Law Department
Bogota, Colombia
Natalia Acuña
Lawyer
Labor Law Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
She studied law at the Corporación Universitaria Republicana. Ms. Acuña helps with labor law and social security matters in our firm. She's in charge of controlling, reviewing, and following up on every on-going state and federal judicial process related to labor law matters. She also handles administrative procedures held before public entities. Additionally, Ms. Acuña assists the Director with document drafting and several administrative matters.
State Law
María del Pilar Osorio
Director
State Law Department
Bogota, Colombia
María del Pilar Osorio
Director
State Law Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Osorio is a specialist in Administrative Law from the Universidad Externado in Colombia. She is also specialized in Civil Responsibility and Recoverable Damages from the same university. Finally, she's a graduate from the Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia's Law school (Neiva Branch).

Osorio's duties in Muñoz Abogados are assessing, handling, following, and representing clients throughout punitive proceedings held before administrative authorities like INVIMA and the Superintendencia de Industria y Comercio. Additionally, she processes pre-court settlements and expedites contested administrative procedures related to industrial property, nullity demands, restoration of rights, and reparation of damages directly or indirectly caused by the State through action or omission.
Ginna Lozano
Business Agent
State Law Department
Bogota, Colombia
Ginna Lozano
Business Agent
State Law Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Ginna is a Professional Technician in Accounting and Financial Management, and she is currently studying Accounting at Politécnico Grancolombiano. She currently supports the Public Law department serving as their customer service. She is proactive and a strategist when it comes to customer counseling and engaging new clients. She has over thirteen (13) years of experience provinding legal related services, as well as handling and managing procedures before the Super Intendencia de Industria y Comercio (SIC).
Yeinni Ceferino
Lawyer
State Law Department
Bogota, Colombia
Yeinni Ceferino
Lawyer
State Law Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Yeinni is a lawyer from the Universidad Libre de Colombia, where she was involved in labor law and international regulation affairs research. Her main interest in state law, specifically matters related to personal data and legal metrology.
Languages
English and Spanish.
Dispute Resolution
Luisa María Brito Nieto
Director
Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department
Bogota, Colombia
Luisa María Brito Nieto
Director
Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Licensed Attorney from the Universidad Externado de Colombia (Externado University of Colombia) with a master's degree in Mediation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution in Private Law from the Universidad de Valencia (University of Valencia), Spain, with top qualifications and an Honorable Mention for her Final Degree Research. "Luisa Cardona" Scholarship for master's degree studies at the Universidad de Valencia. Ample knowledge of Arbitration (with a diploma course in National and International Arbitration at the Cámara de Comercio de Bogotá -Bogotá Chamber of Commerce-), dispute resolution, procedural law and probative law. With experience in litigation and as an advisor in arbitration, procedural, civil, commercial, and administrative areas.

She works as a Professor-Researcher of the Procedural Law Department at the Universidad Externado de Colombia and is a member of the research group in Process and Procedural Civil Law General Theory at the Universidad Externado de Colombia. Author and co-author of several publications in the areas of arbitration and procedural law.

Luisa María leads the firm's Dispute Resolution Department, addressing all topics related to civil and commercial litigation, insolvency for non-merchant natural persons, and alternate arbitration and dispute resolution mechanisms.
Camilo Monroy
Business Agent
Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department
Bogota, Colombia
Camilo Monroy
Business Agent
Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Camilo is currently studying the fifth semester of law at the Universidad Católica de Colombia. He is an expert in Customer Service, he supports the Corporate Law Department at Muñoz Abogados in issues related to clients. He has worked for private sector companies in field audits. He's also worked in Financial Portfolio Advisory, file and process management, as well as occupying operational - commercial positions.
Wendy Arias
Legal Assistant
Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department
Bogota, Colombia
Wendy Arias
Legal Assistant
Litigation & Dispute Resolution Department
Bogota, Colombia
Profile
Wendy is currently finishing her law studies at the Universidad Libre de Colombia, where she submitted her degree thesis "the public prosecutor's role in criminal offense proceedings". Most of her experience comes from assisting our lawyers in private law and dispute resolution processes.
Hydrocarbon and Mining & Energy Law
Carlos Robledo
Director
Hydrocarbon and Mining & Energy Law Department
Colombia
Carlos Robledo
Director
Hydrocarbon and Mining & Energy Law Department
Colombia
Profile
Attorney specialized in Economic Public Law at Sergio Arboleda University, with a great experience in the public sector, as he has worked as General Counsel in different institutions. Likewise, he has been a college Professor and CICAD - OEA, World Bank speaker.

Expert in many issues as Corporate Law, Expired Ownership, Construction Law, and Mining and Oil Law. Responsible of tutelage actions held against the popular consultations regarding mining in Ibague and San Bernardo.
Languages Spanish