ACCRALAW recently announced the promotion of nine (9) Associates to Senior Associates. They are Kate Aubrey G. Hojilla, Aileen Charisse P. Cruz, Leia Clarissa Veronica R. Veracruz, Gilyen Ezra Marie L. Li, Paulo N. Rabanal, Mara Kristina O. Recto, Paula P. Plaza, Napoleon L. Gonzales III, and Samantha Beatrice P. King.

Ms. Hojilla belongs to the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies degree from the University of the Philippines in 2011 and she graduated cum laude. She then obtained her Bachelor of Laws from San Beda College in 2016 and she graduated among the top ten of her class.

Ms. Cruz belongs to the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. She completed her Bachelor of Science in International Politics from Georgetown University, USA in 2010 and she graduated magna cum laude. She then obtained her Juris Doctor from Ateneo de Manila University in 2016.

Ms. Veracruz belongs to the Corporate and Special Projects Department. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Ateneo de Manila University in 2012. She also obtained her Juris Doctor from the same university in 2016 and graduated With Honors.

Ms. Li belongs to the Labor and Employment Department. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from Ateneo De Manila University in 2012. She also completed her Juris Doctor from the same university in 2016.

Mr. Rabanal belongs to the Labor and Employment Department. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Management with minor in Enterprise Development from Ateneo De Manila University in 2012. He also obtained his Juris Doctor from the same university in 2016.

Ms. Recto belongs to the Corporate and Special Projects Department. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Family Life and Child Development from the University of the Philippines where she graduated cum laude in 2012. She then obtained her Juris Doctor from the same university in 2016.

Ms. Plaza belongs to the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Sociology with minor in Political Science from McGill University, Canada in 2010 and Juris Doctor from the University of the Philippines in 2015. She also competed the Executive Course on National Security from the National Defense College of the Philippines in 2019 and the Course on Data Governance and Protection from the National University of Singapore, Singapore in 2020.

Mr. Gonzales belongs to the Immigration Department. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of the Philippines in 2013. He obtained his Juris Doctor from the same university in 2017.

Ms. King belongs to the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature in 2013 and she graduated magna cum laude. She completed her Juris Doctor from the same university in 2017.

ACCRALAW congratulates its newly-promoted Senior Associates and is committed to guide them as they take on a more challenging role in the Firm.