12th Floor, One/NEO Building 26th Street corner 3rd Avenue Crescent Park West
Bonifacio Global City
Taguig City, 1634

+63 2 8819 4921

Notable Practitioner

English | Filipino


Jurisdiction:

Philippines

Practice area:

Labour and employment


Biography
Eliseo Zuñiga, Jr. is a partner in the Employment and Dispute Resolution Practice Groups. He is also a member of the Industrial, Manufacturing & Telecommunications and the Healthcare & Life Sciences Industry Groups in Manila. He has 19 years of experience advising clients on general employment issues, employee termination, executive compensation, benefits transfers and terminations, and general litigation. He actively participates as a speaker and presenter in various regional and local seminars and conferences on labor and employment-related issues. He serves as a Chairperson of the People Management Association of the Philippines’ Labor Policy Reforms and Industrial Relations Committee and Co-Chairperson of the European Chamber of Commerce Human Capital Committee. He has been cited as a Leading Individual in Employment by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2019-2020) and the Chambers Asia Pacific (2018-2020).

Practice Focus
Eliseo's practice focuses on commercial and employment litigation, corporate compliance, and general dispute resolution. His practice includes procedures, strategies and negotiations for employee termination; illegal dismissal and labor standard cases; retrenchment, redundancy and downsizing of operations; labor relations/trade unions; executive transfers; and employment contracts, employee handbook and other employment-related documents review.

Admissions
Philippines (2001)

Education
University of the Philippines (LLB) (2000)
University of the Philippines (AB Political Science) (1996)

Asialaw Notable Practitioner 2021 in Labour and employment