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Gerardo Maximo V. Francisco

Gerardo Maximo V. Francisco

is a founding partner of Mata-Perez, Tamayo & Francisco. He is a member of the Philippine bar (1996) and the New York State bar (2004). Gary specializes and actively works and advises on a broad range of corporate, tax, and regulatory matters and has counseled local and multinational companies.

Apart from his particular distinction in handling and steering transactions and finding creative solutions to client’s legal problems, Gary has notable expertise and extensive experience in litigation and labor and employment matters.

Gary has superb analytical and communication skills. He counsels on a broad range of corporate, transactional, tax and regulatory matters and has an excellent track record in litigation, labor and employment cases.

He received his Juris Doctor degree (Second Honors) from the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law. He completed his Masters in Law degree from Columbia University School of Law in New York. He is also admitted to practice law in New York State.


  • Deals, mergers and acquisitions
  • Tax (domestic and local) advisory, advocacy and controversies
  • Foreign investments
  • Litigation and dispute resolution
  • Loans and project finance
  • Contracts
  • Corporate reorganizations and restructuring
  • General corporate matters
  • Labor and employment
  • Immigration

Education and Bar Admission

  • Masters in Law, Columbia University School of Law, New York (2001)
  • Second honors, Juris Doctor, Ateneo de Manila University School of Law (1995)
  • B.S. Management, Major in Legal Management, Ateneo de Manila University (1991)
  • Admitted to the New York State Bar in 2004
  • Admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1996

Contact Information

Our office address:

15/f Unit A. ACT Tower, H.V. Dela Costa St.
Salcedo Village, Makati City 1227 Philippines

Telefax: +632 831-1297

Telephone: +632 808-5375 • +632 815-0069



Euney Marie J. Mata-Perez

Mark Anthony P. Tamayo

Gerardo Maximo V. Francisco