Atty. Thea T. Daep is a Senior Partner and Co-Head of the Firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department. She specializes in anti-money laundering, fraud and other investigations, family law, banking & finance, criminal law, and commercial and corporate law.
Known for her attention to detail, 24/7 accessibility to clients, and practical solution to cases, she is the favored counsel of one of the leading universal banks in the country, and is a sought after counsel of high net worth individuals for marriage, property dissolution, and child custody cases. She is highly regarded due to her unique ability to come up with novel solutions which test and challenge existing jurisprudence.
Given her background in anti-graft and corrupt practices and the government procurement law, Atty. Daep is also currently handling administrative and criminal cases filed against high ranking local and national officials, both in the investigation-level before the Ombudsman and the trial-level before the Sandiganbayan. She is credited with several acquittals of her public official clients, and the dismissal of their cases. She also handles appeals to the Commission on Audit for disallowances of government expenditures in amounts of over Php500Million.
Atty. Daep is consistently recognized by various legal rankings and awards.