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Esteban (Steve) Mendoza

Partner Mendoza & Pangan

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  • Philippines

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  • Employment Law (Corporate)
Unit 11-I, V. Madrigal Building 6793 Ayala Avenue Makati City 1227 Metro Manila
Manila Philippines

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Esteban Y. Mendoza obtained his Juris Doctor from the Ateneo Law School in 1992, was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1993, and completed his Masters of Laws (Banking, Corporate and Finance Law) from Fordham University School of Law in 1997.

Mr. Mendoza has extensive experience advising and representing individual and corporate clients in contractual and property disputes, enforcement of contractual rights, fraud, commercial and criminal litigation, family law, and estates. His experience includes representation before the Regional Trial Court, Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court.

He is also engaged in labor law practice and regularly advises clients on illegal dismissal and termination-related issues, fraud, tort, outsourcing, violations on the Anti-Sexual Harassment Act of 1995, retrenchment, and labor union-related matters. He regularly assists clients at collective bargaining agreement negotiations.

Firm Description

We believe communication and collaboration are the keys to delivering relevant and effective legal advice. This is the foundation of our approach at Mendoza & Pangan. Combined with our partners’ extensive experience, this allows us to define the best options available to you as our client.


Every client has a unique set of circumstances, goals and concerns – and taking the time to understand them is crucial to producing the best possible outcome.

Our approach focuses on building a solid foundation. As a boutique practice, we dedicate the time necessary to truly understand your needs and expectations before giving legal advice. Drawing on the diverse expertise of our team, we build scenarios and explore every possibility, arriving at an achievable option that works best for you.

We also believe in being accessible. We give you our direct phone numbers and we are there when you need us, because reaching the partner in charge of your case should never be an added challenge on your plate.