The Asia Business Law Journal (ABLJ) recently released its list of Top 100 lawyers of the Philippines. The list included eight (8) ACCRALAW lawyers namely: Founding Partner Avelino V. Cruz, Senior Legal Counsels Victor P. Lazatin and Francisco Ed Lim, Senior Partners Alex Ferdinand S. Fider, Patricia-Ann T. Prodigalidad, and Judy Hao, and Of Counsels Eusebio V. Tan and Emerico O. de Guzman.
These ACCRALAW lawyers are frequently cited in other publications for the contributions in their respective fields. Mr. Cruz, Mr. Lim, Ms. Hao, and Mr. Tan are corporate, M&A, and securities practitioners, while Mr. Lazatin and Ms. Prodigalidad are dispute resolution and arbitration practitioners. Mr. Fider is a leading name in intellectual property law while Mr. de Guzman is acclaimed in labor and employment.
The ABLJ rankings were based on “extensive research conducted and nominations received from in-house counsel in the Philippines and elsewhere, as well as Philippines-focused partners in international law firms.”