Eduardo Ángel

Partner, El Salvador


  • Eduardo joined the firm in 2004 and became partner in 2009. He leads the dispute resolution, litigation strategies and negotiation practices; and as a result of his clients’ needs for advise in previous or complementary processes of disputes, Eduardo has promoted the expansion of the services offered by his department, such as Labor Law, Competition, Compliance, Anti Money Laundering and Data Privacy.
  • He is highly regarded for his in-depth knowledge and experience in judicial and administrative litigation procedures. Also, he provides advise in areas such as compliance, regulatory, antitrust, distribution relationships and various other areas of law where conflicts may arise in jurisdictional, administrative and arbitrational instances, mediation, negotiation procedures and extrajudicial settlements.
  • The personalized attention and full commitment to details in each of his cases are some of the qualities most valued by Eduardo´s clients, which belong to a variety of sectors such as pharmaceutical, industrial, retail, beverages, construction, real estate, services, among others.
  • Prior to joining Arias, he worked for several years in the constitutional field at the Supreme Court of Justice. He has been a professor on the subjects of Constitutional Law and Constitutional Procedural Law at Universidad Dr. José Matías Delgado.


  • Law degree from Universidad Dr. José Matías Delgado. Authorized as practicing Attorney and Notary Public in El Salvador.
  • Master´s degree in Financial and Business Law. Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana.
  • Masters degree in Business Law from Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona.
  • Harvard Negotiation Institute Workshop
  • PhD degree in Private Law from Universidad Dr. José Matías Delgado.

  • Eduardo is recognized in several legal directories for his performance in dispute resolution:
  • Recognized as Litigation Star by Benchmark Litigation, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • Central America Litigator of the Year by Benchmark Litigation (2021)
  •  Leading Lawyer in The Legal 500 
  • LACCA approved in Litigation.
  • Ranked in Chambers Latin America and Chambers Global as Band 1 in Dispute Resolution
  • Listed in Whos Who Legal in the following practice areas: Administrative and Public Law, Dispute Resolution, Labor, Employment and Immigration.
  • Winner of the Client Choice Award. Client Choice recognizes those law firms and lawyers around the world that stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service.


  • International Bar Association (IBA).


  • Práctica de Compliance en Latinoamérica (2015).

Client feedback

  • "Market-leading partner Eduardo Ángel continues to be endorsed by the market for his stellar dispute resolution practice. An impressed client notes: "He provides highly practical advice, outlining the risks and different scenarios," adding: "He is very focused on the client." Another respondent values "his excellent work," as well as "his clear and concise advice." Chambers and Partners Latin America 2021
  • "Leading the firm's disputes department, Eduardo Ángel 's top-tier skills in Salvadoran litigious matters continue to draw extremely high praise from market observers, one of whom states: "He is an expert in administrative litigation and is very intelligent and very convincing." Another interviewee adds to this praise, saying: "He is a very experienced lawyer renowned as a specialist in constitutional matters. He deals in a very cordial way with clients and is always available to handle any concerns". – Chambers and Partners Global 2021
  • "Eduardo Ángel is a renowned litigator with extensive experience representing employers in high-stakes negotiations and contractual disputes" - Who's Who Legal 2021
  • “Eduardo Ángel is held in high esteem for having an “impressive depth of legal knowledge” alongside a “dedicated, confident and highly professional practice” – Who’s Who Legal 2021
  • ‘Eduardo Ángel is a lawyer with excellent theoretical and practical knowledge, both in labour and procedural matters, which allows him to take strategic positions in litigation. He also has great ability in oral arguments, with very clear but strategic expositions.’ – The Legal 500
  • ‘Eduardo Ángel has a character that allows him, based on his experience, to give clients confidence in the decisions made, as well as helping the client to always act rationally.’ – The Legal 500
  • ‘Eduardo Angel, in addition to being a lawyer with a deep knowledge of legal issues, has a personality that makes it easy to address problems with a cool head and thus make the right decisions. He has a mastery of public speaking that is necessary for trials.’ – The Legal 500
  • "We have enjoyed Eduardo Ángel's solid commercial and legal advice through the years. He is a solid attorney." - Chambers and Partners Latin America 2023.
  • "Eduardo Ángel has very good management and negotiation skills." - Chambers and Partners Latin America and Global 2023.

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