Norman obtained his Bachelor of Laws from Arellano University in 2003, graduating 4th in his class. He completed his Business Management degree in Ateneo de Manila University in 1998.
His early legal practice started as an associate at Martinez Vergara Gonzales & Serrano after his admission to the bar in 2004 and later, as senior associate in Puyat Jacinto & Santos.
Prior to joining the LGTON, Norman was a name partner in Paredes Garcia & Golez where he developed an extensive practice in corporate, criminal and labor litigation before the Supreme Court, Sandiganbayan, Court of Appeals, Office of the Ombudsman, trial courts and quasi-judicial agencies.
Norman is known for his dynamic and creative approaches leading to successful conclusion to the disputes. This reputation allowed him to build a strong client base including corporate companies in transportation, banking, agricultural, mining, medical and manufacturing industries, as well as individuals of prominence.
Along with two other partners, Diosdado E. Trillana and Jayjay C. Onrubia-Puno, he is a member of the board of trustees of Brighthalls, a foundation for abandoned children.