About Emerico O. De Guzman

Emerico O. De Guzman is a senior partner and currently the Managing Partner of ACCRALAW. He was the head of the firm’s labour and employment department (LED) from 2008 until his election as Managing Partner in February 2014. Mr De Guzman’s practice areas include labour and employment, appellate practice, business process outsourcing, employee benefits, mergers and acquisitions, and worker’s compensation. He advises several of the top multinational corporations in a variety of industries (manufacturing, semiconductor, offshoring and outsourcing, hotels and healthcare) with their labour and employment concerns. He has been assisting clients with their contracting arrangements as well as the conduct of compliance audits and the resolution of disciplinary cases and termination disputes. He is and has been a member of numerous professional bodies, including the Board of Directors of the Philippine Bar Association (PBA) and of the National Tripartite Industrial Council (NTPIC).