LUIS A. VERA CRUZ, JR. has been actively engaged in practice of law specializing in Litigation and Special Projects for the past 46 years. He has handled all categories of Civil, Criminal, Administrative and Election cases. He has appeared in all levels of the Judiciary including the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court. He also appeared before Administrative Agencies and the Commission on Election. He is a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Philippine Bar Association and State of New York. He used to be the Head of the Litigation Department and Co-Managing Partner of ACCRALAW from which he retired a Senior Partner. He is at present Of Counsel/Consultant of ACCRALAW and Legal Consultant of San Miguel Corporation. He is a 1970 Graduate of the UP College of Business Administration and a 1974 graduate of the UP College of Law. He took up his Masters of Law in Cornell University. He is an avid golfer.