Mae Elaine T. Bathan

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Mae Elaine T. Bathan

Partner / Resident Counsel

Practice Areas


  • Intra-Corporate Disputes
  • Family Law
  • Torts and Damages
  • Testate and Intestate Proceedings
  • Adoption, Guardianship and other special proceedings
  • Professional Liability and Malpractice
  • Criminal Prosecution and Defense

Corporate & Special Projects

  • Business Process Outsourcing
  • Education
  • Public-Private Partnership and Joint Ventures


  • Employment and Related Contracts
  • Labor Disputes
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Strikes, Lockouts and Other Union Disputes
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Human Resource Advisory

Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Mediation and other Alternative Modes of Dispute Resolution

Immigration and Naturalization

  • Alien Employment and Special Work Permit
  • Deportation
  • Hold Departure Order, Blacklist, and Immigration Lookout Bulletin

Risk and Crisis Management

  • Crisis Communication
  • Legal Risk Assessment and Advisory

Legal Education, Legislative Advocacy, and Policy Reform

  • Trainings and Seminars
  • Government Relations and Regulatory Affairs
  • Representation in Legislative Hearings

Professional Background

  • Legal Counsel, University of San Jose Recoletos
  • Legal Consultant, Municipality of Liloan, City of Talisay and 5th Legislative District of Cebu
  • Assistant Dean and Law Professor University of San Jose - Recoletos School of Law
  • Assistant Executive Director, Recoletos Cebu Law Center Radio Anchor, Radio Mindanao Network (RMN) DYHP “Kini ang Akong Suliran”

Educational Background

  • Post Graduate Diploma in International Humanitarian Law NALSAR University of Law, India
  • Master of Laws, San Beda Graduate School of Law (under thesis)
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of San Jose - Recoletos School of Law
  • Bachelor of Science in Accountancy, University of San Carlos