Ms. Panagsagan is the chairman of the board of the Nayong Pilipino Foudnation. She is also currently the head of the Labor practice of the Platon-Martinez Firm and a frequent lecturer on the subject. She served as law clerk to the late Associate Justice Irene R. Cortes of the Supreme Court. As a Director of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines in Makati City, she spearheaded legal awareness programs that cater to different sectors of the community. She also has extensive knowledge and expertise on environmental law.