“Success is not about your lack of resources, it’s about being resourceful with what you have” – Harvey Mackey
What do you do at DDT?
I write mitigation letters and do discoveries.
What are your credentials/past experience, for working in your position?
I have a law degree from the Philippines and am in fact a Lawyer. I have a lot of experience writing pleadings, motions, and demand letters as part of my job. I have worked in many different legal roles for various firms both in the public and private sectors.
Your top 3 favorite Podcasts/Books/movies?
Shawshank Redemption, The Dark Knight Trilogy, The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene.
What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?
Playing collaborative sports like basketball and volleyball. Reading books, listening to podcasts, cooking, watching stand-up comedy, watching basketball, and anything sci-fi.
Cats or dogs?
Beatles or Rolling Stones?
If I weren’t so damn good at my job, I’d probably be
My favorite word that has no direct English translation is
What does it mean?
This is a Filipino word that means an urge to pinch or squeeze something that is irresistibly cute or annoying. Can apply to both though.
If I were a superhero, my superpower would be
Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?
I’m surprisingly good at holding my breath for long periods of time.
If we went to happy hour, what would you order?
Straight-up Whisky on the rocks.
What do you think are the best skills that you bring to your job?
My writing and research skills.
What is your favorite travel destination?
Italy and Switzerland.
What kind of pets do you have, if any? What are their names?
I have a cat named Mingming and a dog named Oreo, LOL.
Are you a sports fan? If so, what is your favorite team?
Have you worked in any other states or countries?
If you could give a younger person career advice, what would it be?
Love what you do. At the end of the day, you have to make a choice. Either get busy living or busy dying.
What do you think is the key to your professional success?
Humility and grit.