Vincent Patrick R. Cruz

JUNIOR PARTNER

VINCENT PATRICK R. CRUZ is a Junior Partner in the Law Firm of VILLANUEVA GABIONZA & DY which he joined on 03 January 2011 immediately after taking the 2010 bar examinations.

Atty. Cruz is currently the Assistant Secretary of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines – Makati Chapter, a position he likewise held from 2011–2013 and 2015–2017. He is also the Assistant Corporate Secretary of Philippine School of Business Administration located at Sampaloc, Manila.

He is a Trained Arbitrator of the Philippine Dispute Resolution Center, Inc. having completed the 19th PDRCI Commercial Arbitration Training Webinar in 2020.

In 2014, he was a Guest Lecturer for Partnership and Corporation Law for the College of Business and Accountancy, Holy Angel University in Angeles City, Pampanga.

Atty. Cruz obtained a degree in Management Information Systems (B.S.) from the ATENEO DE MANILA UNIVESRSITY in 2005 and his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from ATENEO DE MANILA LAW SCHOOL in 2010. He obtained a Diploma in Corporate Finance from the ATENEO DE MANILA UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS – CENTER FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION in 2016. 

While obtaining his J.D. degree, Atty. Cruz served as a Legal Intern for Bernardo and Placido Law Offices (2008) and the Ateneo Legal Services Center (2008-2010). He also served as the President of the Campus Ministry Office – Volunteers Organization for SY 2009–2010.

Prior to law school, Atty. Cruz worked as a Project Specialist for Smart Broadband, Inc. (formerly Meridian Telekoms, Inc.) under its Project Management Department.