Manolito Manalo, co-founder of the firm
and managing partner, specializes in civil, administrative
and commercial laws, and handles the firm's growing number
of e-commerce clients.
Mr. Manalo began his law practice as an
associate in the law firm Britanico Consunji & Sarmiento.
He later headed the Legal Division of Air Philippines where
he handled all legal aspects of the corporation, including
aircraft purchase and lease agreements, risk management, agency
contracts, and labor relations.
Mr. Manalo has extensive experience in handling
matters before the Civil Aeronautics Board, Air Transportation
Office, Bureau of Immigration, Land Transportation Franchising
and Regulatory Board, Intellectual Property Office and the
Securities Exchange Commission, to name a few. He is currently
legal consultant to a number of local and national elective
officials and is a director of The Legal Information Network
Corporation, a Filipino-Japanese consultancy firm established
primarily for Japanese investors.
Mr. Manalo obtained his Bachelor of Arts
in Political Science, and his Bachelor of Laws from the University
of the Philippines. He is a member of the International Bar