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Philippine Labor Lawyers & Attorneys

Armed with a solid foundation of Philippine labor law coupled with a dedication to excellent legal service, the Philippine labor lawyers of Nicolas & De Vega Law Offices can help you solve your labor concerns in the Philippines. To learn more about us, visit our website www.ndvlaw.com.
The Philippine labor lawyers of Nicolas & De Vega Law Offices are:

Atty. Krisanto Karlo E. Nicolas - Senior Partner, Philippine Labor Lawyer
Atty. Krisanto Karlo Nicolas, one of the Founding Partners, obtained his Juris Doctor degree in Law from the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law, where he graduated with Honors and was awarded the Silver Medal Second Honors award. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from the University of the Philippines in Diliman.

Before forming the firm, Atty. Nicolas was connected with Sycip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan Law Offices, where he practiced Litigation, Labor and Employment Law, Corporate Law and Corporate Services, and Intellectual Property Law.

Aside from legal work, he is currently a regular columnist and legal adviser for the magazine Franchise Today. He also writes as a regular columnist for the publication Builders Today.

Atty. Nicolas is also a thesis/dissertation defense panelist for the FEU-La Salle School of Law, the Philippines' first Juris Doctor-M.B.A. program.

As the head of the Litigation Department, Atty. Nicolas has handled numerous cases involving Philippine labor law before Philippine labor arbiters, the National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC) Office of the City Prosecutor, metropolitan trial courts, regional trial courts, Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court of the Philippines.

Atty. Norieva D. de Vega - Managing Partner, Philippine Labor Lawyer
Atty. Norieva D. de Vega obtained her Juris Doctor degree in Law from the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law where she graduated Class Salutatorian . She also received the Silver Medal Second Honors award. Moreover, she was bestowed the Silver Medal for Academic Excellence for her achievements in the field of academics. She also holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from the University of the Philippines in Diliman.

Before forming the firm, Atty. de Vega was connected with Carpio Villaraza & Cruz (CVC Law), where she practiced Intellectual Property Law, Corporate Law and Litigation.

Atty. De Vega practices labor law and is a known resource person when it comes to business and labor law.

Atty. De Vega is a law professor at the De La Salle Graduate School of Business -Far Eastern University Institute of Law, the Philippines' first Juris Doctor-M.B.A. program, where she teaches Political Law .

In addition to teaching, Atty. De Vega hosts a radio show entitled "Mind Your Own Business" aired every Wednesday from 11 am to 12 noon at DZRJ 810 AM, the first English format AM station in the Philippines.

Atty. Joeben T. De Jesus - Senior Associate, Philippine Labor Lawyer

Atty. De Jesus has a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Sto. Tomas, the oldest existing university in Asia. Furthermore, he holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science from the same university where he was bestowed with the Best Thesis Award.

Atty. De Jesus specializes in illegal dismissal and termination cases filed before the National Labor Relations Commission. With Atty. De Jesus leading the roster of associates, the Firm's clients can rest easy as they are in the best hands.

Atty. Unica Amor R. Mananquil - Junior Associate, Philippine Labor Lawyer
Atty. Mananquil obtained both her Bachelor of Arts degree Major in Legal Management and Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Santo Tomas where she won accolades on various debate competitions and served as a leader in numerous organizations. She is also a prolific writer such that her literary works have been published on various fora including the Philippine Daily Inquirer. In addition, she was the topnotcher in the 2009 Professional Civil Service Exam.

Before joining the Firm, she worked as a direct assistant to a regional trial court judge in Manila and a legal researcher for an Assistant Prosecutor in Quezon City. Moreover, she served as a paralegal at the Optical Media Board, a government agency charged with the regulation of the manufacture, use, sale, distribution, exportation and importation of optical media in the country. Pertinently, she interned at the Public Attorney’s Office during law school.

Specializing in labor and civil litigation, Ms. Mananquil is very skilled in defending companies and corporations against illegal dismissal and termination cases filed before the National Labor Relations Commission. Furthermore, she is adept in assisting the human resources departments of corporate clients to ensure compliance with Philippine labor laws and prevent violations thereof. Her top-notch attitude typifies NDV Law's commitment to outstanding legal service. A lawyer with debate prowess, strong background in legal research and passion for justice, Atty. Mananquil is a formidable force to be reckoned with.

Atty. Jesa Kristi R. Torno - Junior Associate, Philippine Labor Lawyer
Atty. Torno has a Bachelor of Laws degree from San Beda College – Alabang School of Law. Moreover, she possesses a degree in Bachelor of Science major in Business Management from the University of the Philippines where she was recognized as a Dean’s Lister.

The aptitude of Atty. Torno in addressing the legal concerns of the Firm’s clients is unrivaled. Her keen attention to detail coupled with her passion for justice complement NDV Law’s vision of providing legal services that exceed the clients’ expectations. With consummate research and first-rate legal skills, Atty. Torno is a valuable addition to the pool of great legal minds forming the Litigation and Labor Departments of NDV Law.