Kristine Camille Y. Umali-Garcia
Ms. Kristine Camille Y. Umali specializes in Labor and Corporate Law. She was admitted to the Philippine Bar in May 2014 and joined Siguion Reyna Montecillo & Ongsiako in January 2016. Prior to joining the firm, she worked as an Associate at SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan.
Ms. Umali handles employment and labor matters where she provides advice to employers on Philippine labor laws, assists companies in their day-to-day employment-related issues and concerns, drafts and reviews employment agreements and other related documents, and litigates termination disputes before the Philippine labor tribunals and courts.
Ms. Umali also handles broad range of commercial matters, including mergers and acquisitions, securities offering, financing, and corporate housekeeping. She is involved in the review and drafting of various commercial contracts and rendition of legal opinions on corporate issues.
She obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the University of the Philippines College of Law in 2013 with a Dean’s Medal for Academic Excellence. In 2009, she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Economics from the University of the Philippines, where she graduated Cum Laude.
She is a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines – Makati Chapter, the International Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, and the Pi Gamma Mu International Social Science Honor Society.
- Labor and Corporate Law
- University of the Philippines
Awards & Association
- Dean’s Medal for Academic Excellence
- Integrated Bar of the Philippines
- International Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
- Pi Gamma Mu International Social Science Honor Society