Michael Tantoco is the Managing Partner of the Firm. He specializes in commercial and capital market transactions, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, asset management, securities regulation and energy related matters.

He graduated with honors from the Ateneo de Manila University Law School in 1988 and was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1989. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from the same University.

Atty. Tantoco is currently a member of the Board of Directors and/or corporate secretary of several corporations, including: ABI Pascual Foods Inc., Advanced Merchant Payments (AMP) Lending Corporation, Cyan Management Corporation, Cybersoft Integrated Geoinformatics, Inc., Designs Ligna, Inc., Directories Philippines Corporation, Metropolitan Insurance Company,