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Ramon Quisumbing is the managing partner of Quisumbing Torres. He is a member of the Dispute Resolution Practice Group and the Services (including Outsourcing) Industry Group of the firm.
Mr. Quisumbing has represented numerous multinational companies, including AT&T, The Dow Chemical Company, Cisco, Budget Rental, Occidental Chemical, Taisei, TeleTech, Agilent, Steelcase and Intel. Mr. Quisumbing’s practice focuses on litigation, alternative dispute resolution, and international arbitration. He handles commercial, civil and appellate litigation. Representative Work: 1.) Represent two of the world's leading chemical companies in several cases filed by banana plantation workers for the sterility they allegedly suffered due to their exposure to certain pesticides, which together constitute possibly the biggest damages/tort suits ever filed in the Philippines. 2.) Represent a Philippine subsidiary of a European sheet metals, industrial equipment and tools manufacturing company in a lease dispute with the owner-lessor of eight buildings leased by the client for its manufacturing plant. 3.) Represent one of the world’s largest religious organizations in asserting ownership and recovering possession of real properties; defend client in a suit filed by a freight forwarding company.4.) Represent a Hong Kong-based manufacturer of law enforcement and security tools and its affiliated companies in arbitration arising from Share Purchase Agreements. 5.) Represent and advise an international insurance brokering and financial services corporation based in the U.K. in an insurance litigation suit against a Philippine government owned and controlled corporation to enforce a reinsurance agreement. 6.) Represent one of the world’s leading business process outsourcing companies in a criminal case against former employees for fraudulent activities.
Trained Philippines and United States; qualified Philippines 1991; New York/United States 1986; Virginia/United States 1980; District of Columbia/United States 1979. In 1988, Baker & McKenzie’s member firm (then called Guerrero & Torres) merged with the local law firm N.J. Quisumbing & Associates, to form Quisumbing Torres and Evangelista. Mr Quisumbing came in as a lateral partner in the same year, and became an international partner in July 1991. Presently, Mr Quisumbing leads the firm as its managing partner.
Member, Integrated Bar of the Philippines; member, New York State Bar Association; member, American Bar Association.
University of South Florida (1976 BS); Georgetown University (1979 JD).
Photography; birdwatching, swimming.
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Donemark Calimon heads the practice at Quisumbing Torres, with strong support from Ramon Quisumbing, Rodrigo Quimbo, Miguel Galvez and Mia Imperial. Clients include UHS Essential Health Philippines and Uber Systems.