About the Author

 

Career

Atty. Karl S. Borja specializes in real estate transactions, government regulation compliance, and general litigation before quasi-judicial bodies.

Prior to private practice, he started his career as the legal counsel to then Executive Secretary Eduardo R. Ermita at the Office of the President in Malacanang Palace.

After working for two years under the Macapagal-Arroyo administration, Atty. Borja was appointed as Chief of Staff to Atty. Antonio M. Bernardo, then Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB). He served in HLURB for six years, the entire duration of the Aquino administration.

While in government service, he was also legal consultant to the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines and held various board seats as the representative of the Office of the Executive Secretary and Office of the President.

Education

Atty. Borja earned his Master of Laws degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 2013 focusing on international business transactions, US privacy law, and government regulations.

He earned his Juris Doctor degree from the Ateneo School of Law in 2007 and his Bachelor of Arts degree from the same university in 2003.

Practice

Presently, he is a Partner at Benitez Salem & Baldonado Law Firm, a full service law firm based in Makati City.

 

For further information, you may contact Atty. Karl S. Borja at:

3rd Floor, GC Corporate Plaza, 150 Legaspi St., Legaspi Village, Makati City

Telephone Number: (02) 832-2579

ksborja@bsblaw.ph