Ms. Mercado obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law in 2017, where she graduated Second Honors and received the Dean’s Bronze Medal Award for Best Thesis.
While in law school, she was a member of the Executive Committee of the Ateneo Society of International Law. In 2015, she competed in the 19th Stetson International Environmental Moot Court Competition in Florida, USA.
She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Management, major in Legal Management minor in Literature from Ateneo de Manila University in 2013.
She was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 2018.