Founding Partner


  • University of the Philippines (B.A., 1989)
  • University of the Philippines, School of Law (L.L.B., 1993)
  • Georgetown University (Masters in International and Comparative Law, 1996)

Work Experience

  • Associate, Corporate Department, Bautista Picazo Buyco Tan & Fider (1991-1994)
  • Representative, First District of Sorsogon (1998-2007)
  • House Assistant Majority Floor Leader (1998-2001)
  • House Minority Floor Leader (2004-2007)
  • Senator (2007-2019)
  • Governor, Province of Sorsogon (2019-Present)
  • +(632) 86315280 to 81 or +(632) 86386095 to 96


  • Corporate Law

(currently on leave)

Francis Joseph G. Escudero is one of the founding partners of Escudero Marasigan Vallente & E.H. Villareal. His practice mostly involves Corporate Law.

He obtained his Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of the Philippines in 1993. He also received a degree in his AB Political Science from the University of the Philippines. He was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1994 and took his Masters in International and Comparative Law from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington D.C. in 1996. While practicing law, he was elected at the age of 28 as the Representative of the First District of Sorsogon. He was re-elected twice and in 2007, was elected as a senator with the second highest number of votes. In 2012, he was re-elected as senator with the third highest number of votes. In 2019, he was elected as governor of the Province of Sorsogon.

He is a Lord Chancellor of the Alpha Phi Beta fraternity from 2009 until present and he is a member of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi of the University of the Philippines.