Keisha Trina M. Guangko

Ms. Guangko joined the Firm in 2016 and is part of the Firm’s Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property, and Taxation Groups. She has represented various advocacies ranging from defending publicly listed companies from excessive tax assessments, enforcing investors’ rights before international tribunals, to arguing for minorities before the Philippine Supreme Court.

She is an active member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP), the Philippine Institute of Arbitrators (PIArb) and Philippine Dispute Resolution Center, Inc. (PDRCI). She forms part of the roster of accredited arbitrators of the PDRCI.

Prior to joining the Firm, Ms. Guangko interned with the University of the Philippines Office of Legal Aid where she served with distinction for her written advocacy. She also interned briefly with prominent legal offices in the private and public sectors.

She earned her law degree from the University of the Philippines (UP) College of Law in 2015 and was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2016. She also holds Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences majoring in Psychology and Speech Communication from the University of Illinois where she graduated cum laude.

Education

Juris Doctor, University of the Philippines, 2015

Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts and Sciences (Psychology and Speech Communication), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008

cum laude

Areas of Expertise

Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Taxation
Employment and Executive Compensation