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Justice Camilo D. Quiason✝

Camilo D. Quiason was one of the firm's founders and was a senior partner of the firm from 1974 to 1993 specializing in litigation, corporate law, arbitration and energy law. He assumed office as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court on February 1, 1993 and retired in 1995. He re-joined the firm as counsel.

Before founding the firm, he was a vice president and the general counsel of Meralco Securities Corporation from 1972 to 1973. He was a solicitor in the Office of the Solicitor General from 1956 to 1966 and a special prosecutor of the Department of Justice from 1963 to 1964.

He served as corporate secretary of various corporations from 1974 to 1993, among which are ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation, First Philippine Holdings Corporation and the
Manila Electric Company. He was a lecturer at the University of the Philippines Law Center from 1965 to 1968, an assistant professor of law at the Adamson University from 1963 to 1969
and at the University of the East from 1964 to 1972.

He is the author of several books as well as articles published in legal periodicals. His published books include: Correct Choice of Words, co-authored by Justice Isagani A. Cruz (1998); Philippine Courts and Their Jurisdiction (1993); Labor and Social Legislation co- authored by Perfecto V. Fernandez (1971); Case Digest, 1951: Abstract of Case Decided by the Supreme Court of the Philippines (1951).

He was born on July 18, 1925 and received his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines in 1950 and his Master's degree from the same university in 1956. He was a Fullbright scholar and trained at the Southwestern Legal Center.