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 Atty. Jerome Brian T. Marcelo is an Associate and a member of the Firm’s Litigation Management Group with three (3) years of experience in civil, criminal, and administrative litigation before various courts, tribunals, and administrative offices. His scope of practice also includes arbitration, labor and employment law, estates, and family law, among others. He has previously appeared for and against publicly-listed corporations, and government agencies, among others.

Jerome regularly handles cases involving the prosecution and defense of white-collar crimes involving fraud and large-scale corporate theft.

Among his other cases, Jerome is part of the team that recently successfully advocated before a domestic arbitral tribunal, and obtained a multi-million Peso award in favor of a government instrumentality, against a freight forwarder and customs brokerage company.

Jerome is also part of the team that recently successfully secured a final judgment in favor of a bank, involving a multi-billion Peso award.

Prior to joining the Firm in 2019, Jerome worked for a law firm in Ortigas where he was also extensively engaged in all aspects of litigation practice.

Jerome was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2017. He obtained his Juris Doctor degree in 2016 from the University of the Philippines. He graduated from De La Salle University with a double degree - Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics and Bachelor of Science in Commerce, major in Financial Management.

Marcelo, Jerome Brian T.

Junior Associate 


jt.marcelo@thefirmva.com