Jefferson M. Marquez

Jefferson M. Marquez is a Senior Partner of ACCRALAW. Based in the Firm’s Cebu Branch, he specializes in labor and employment, including labor-related litigation, as well as in civil, criminal and corporate litigation.

Jefferson has been consistently recognized by various professional and business organizations in Cebu such as the Peoples Management Association of the Philippines, the Philippine Association of Legitimate Service Contractors, the Mactan Export Processing Zone Chamber of Exporters and Manufacturers, and the Chamber of Commerce & Industry. A born problem solver with over 30 years of legal experience, Jefferson remains on top of client’s accounts by providing quick and effective legal and practical advice.

On top of his busy law practice, and for the past 25 years, Jefferson has been teaching Labor Standards and Labor Relations in the University of San Carlos. He also handles bar review classes on labor and social legislation, and lectures in different fora on significant developments in labor and employment laws. Jefferson is also an accredited Supreme Court lecturer for the lawyers’ Mandatory Continuing Legal Education program.

Jefferson ranked tenth among the successful examinees of the 1989 Bar Examinations. He was an Executive Assistant to the late former Supreme Court Justice Florenz D. Regalado.

He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Commerce degree from the University of Santo Tomas and his Bachelor of Laws Degree from San Beda College.