Francisco J. Rivera

Mr. Rivera is the Managing Partner of the Firm.

He also appears for construction and commercial arbitration, and likewise serves as an arbitrator.

Mr. Rivera also heads the Firm's Litigation Group, and specializes in civil and criminal litigation before the trial courts, including the Sandiganbayan, as well as appellate practice in the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court.

Francisco J. Rivera [Francis] received his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines in 1995, graduating eighth in the class. He was a member of the Order of the Purple Feather, the Honor Society of the UP College of Law. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce, Major in Accounting, magna cum laude, from the University of San Carlos in 1987. He was third in the CPA Board Examination held in May 1988. He was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1996.