THE FIRM'S PARTNERS
Mr.Teodoro B. Cruz, Jr., Esq., the Firm’s founding partner, holds economics and law degrees from the Jesuit-run Ateneo de Manila University. After passing the bar in 1973, he immediately went into an extensive practice of law, particularly in litigation and corporate practice. He is the current chairman of the Ateneo Law Alumni Association, Inc. (ALAAI). He was a two-term president of the Ateneo Law Alumni Foundation (1996-1998), president of the Philippine Cable Television Association (1996), and former Administrator of the Light Rail Transit Authority (May 2001-January 2004). He is the managing partner of the Firm and handles special projects, including mergers and acquisitions.
Mr. Wilfrido L. Enverga, Esq., has degrees in History and Government at the Ateneo de Manila University, before taking further studies in law at the Ateneo Law School. After passing the bar, he took up a Masters Degree in International Relations and Politics at Fordham University, New York and post graduate studies at the London School of Economics. Before joining the Firm, he served as the Philippine Government’s Diplomatic Officer and Attaché of the Philippine Mission to the United Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland, among others. A three-term congressman, and a three term Governor of Quezon Province, he specializes in foreign investment law.
Mr. Perpetuo T. Lucero, Jr., Esq., holds degrees in philosophy (University of Sto. Tomas, 1988) and Juris Doctor (Ateneo Law School, 1992). After passing the 1993 Bar Examination, he went into a comprehensive practice of law. He currently holds the positions of Chief Legal Adviser of the local government of Tagaytay City, General Counsel of Philippine Association of Real Estate Boards, Inc. (PAREB), Legal Consultant of the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET) and Chairman of the Board of Subic Bay Marine Exploratorium, Inc., among others. He is the head of the Firm’s litigation department.