Angela is a Manager for the firm’s South Korea and Philippine practice groups at Fragomen’s Asia Pacific Coordination Center. Combining a background in immigration case management with a dynamic, collaborative approach, she provides focused, personalized support for clients and immigration partners.

Angela joined Fragomen in 2013 as a Consultant providing strategic immigration advice to multinational clients across various industries including banking and finance, oil and gas, and consumer goods. She also has extensive experience managing cases for VIP clients.

Prior to joining Fragomen, Angela handled labor, litigation, due diligence and corporate matters as an Associate in a large full-service law firm in the Philippines.

Angela has lectured on employment issues, most notably on labor-only contracting and non-compete clauses, and is a contributor to the Fragomen blog.

Angela speaks English and Filipino.


National University of Singapore | M.L., 2013
University of the Philippines College of Law | J.D., 2010
De La Salle University (Philippines) | B.A. & Sc., 2005


Order of the Purple Feather, University of the Philippines College of Law

Professional Accomplishments / Memberships

Bar Admissions: Philippines


Member, Integrated Bar of the Philippines

Partnered with clients to successfully manage exceptional and difficult cases with compliance concerns.

Led the strategic planning for and seamless implementation of complex group moves for large clients.

Drafted client alerts, impact statements and comprehensive immigration advisory pieces.

Provided in-person training on immigration compliance for a multinational client in the Philippines, speaking directly with their foreign national population and responding to their questions.

Publications and Lectures

Author, “The Struggle is Not Real: On the D-9 Visa.” Fragomen Blog, 10 May 2016: n. pag. Web.