MERCADO, Rommel U.

Status: 
Part Time
Contact No.: 
Cellphone No.: +63 (02) (917)321-0217
Biography: 

Rommel U. Mercado deals with a broad range of commercial matters. He has represented Philippine and foreign clients in the fields of mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance including loan syndications and private placements, telecommunications, information technology and e-commerce and energy (representing independent power producers and oil companies). He also regularly advises clients on domestic and/or foreign investments.

He was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1996. He earned his Juris Doctor degree from the Ateneo de Manila School of Law in 1995, graduating second honors, and his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the Ateneo de Manila University in 1991. He received his Masters of Law (With Honors – Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar) from Columbia University in New York in 2002.

He is also a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines and the Philippine Bar Association.

Areas of Specialization: 
  • Commercial Law
  • Foreign Investments
  • Mergers and Acquisitions

Professional Association & Recognition: 
  • Member, Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Philippine Bar Association

Courses Taught: 
  • Negotiable Instruments Law

Education: 
Master of Laws (LLM), Columbia University (New York), 2002; Juris Doctor, Ateneo de Manila School of Law, 1995; AB Economics, Ateneo de Manila University, 1991;