Atty. Luis Francisco T. Almeda is an Associate and a member of the Firm’s Litigation Management Group. He has been in the practice for over three (3) years with a particular focus on commercial litigation and criminal litigation, and significant experience in complex shareholder disputes and corporate takeovers. He also regularly handles cases involving anti-money laundering, fraud, and other investigations, and white collar crimes.
Luigi is part of the Firm’s teams that handle a consortium of creditors in a rehabilitation proceeding which involves the largest default in Philippine corporate history, a series of high-profile multi-jurisdictional disputes relating to a cybercrime attack on banks in 2016, and an intra-corporate dispute over control of one of the country’s largest healthcare corporations and its subsidiaries
In addition to his experience in dispute resolution, Luigi serves as corporate secretary to several small and medium enterprises which sees him regularly advise these establishments on labor and commercial matters.
Luigi was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2017. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the Ateneo De Manila University in 2016, where he had served as the President of the Joaquin Bernas Center Student Volunteer Corps, which found him greatly involved in the research and publication of academic articles on political law.