Top Tier Firms in the following practice areas:

  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Immigration
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor and Employment
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Tax

Eight lawyers were recognized as “Leading Lawyers” in the Asia Pacific

  • Victor P. Lazatin (Dispute Resolution);
  • Francisco Ed. Lim (Capital Markets);
  • Emerico O. De Guzman (Labor and Employment);
  • Alex Ferdinand S. Fider (Intellectual Property);
  • Patricia-Ann T. Prodigalidad (Dispute Resolution);
  • Judy Hao (Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A);
  • Andre B. Navato, Jr. (Banking and Finance); and
  • Joy Anne C. Leong-Pambid (Labor and Employment)

Top Tier in Law Firms in Cebu

  • ACCRALAW Cebu Branch

Top Tier in Law Firms in Davao

  • ACCRALAW Davao Branch

Recommended in the following practice areas:

  • Banking and Finance
  • Projects and Energy

The following lawyers were recognized among the “Next Generation Partners” or “Younger Partners Who Make a Material Difference to the Practice”:

  • Maria Khristina Z. Garcia-Angel (Immigration); and
  • Everlene O. Lee (Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A)

Listed as a “Rising Star” for the practice area of Labor and Employment

  • Franchesca Abigail C. Gesmundo

The following lawyers were recommended in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020 Editorial:

Banking and Finance

  • Judy Hao
  • Everlene O. Lee

Law Firms in Davao

  • Maria Iolanda B. Abella
  • Myra S. Montecalvo-Quilatan

Capital Markets

  • Francisco Ed. Lim
  • Judy Hao
  • Everlene O. Lee

Intellectual Property

  • Alex Ferdinand S. Fider
  • Richmond K. Lee

Corporate and M&A

  • Judy Hao
  • Andre B. Navato
  • Joselito M. Bautista
  • Elaine Patricia S. Reyes-Rodolfo
  • Everlene O. Lee


  • Francisco Ed. Lim
  • Ruby Rose J. Yusi
  • Oliver L. Pantaleon
  • Eric R. Recalde


  • Maria Khristina Z. Garcia-Angel
  • Napoleon L. Gonzales

Law Firms in Cebu

  • Jefferson M. Marquez
  • Maria Iolanda B. Abella
  • Louie John D. Lood
  • Felice Suzanne D. Soria

Dispute Resolution

  • Victor P. Lazatin
  • Regis V. Puno
  • Patricia-Ann T. Prodigalidad

Real Estate and Construction

  • Victor P. Lazatin
  • Judy Hao

Labor and Employment

  • Emeterio C. Manibog Jr.
  • Emerico O. De Guzman
  • Erwin Jay V. Filio
  • Franchesca Abigail C. Gesmundo
  • Jose-Mari H. Roco