Jeneline Nicolas obtained her undergraduate (Bachelor of Arts, major in Political Science, cum laude) and Juris Doctor degrees from the University of the Philippines–Diliman, and was admitted to the Philippine Bar in May 2010. In 2014, she was awarded a scholarship by the Asian Development Bank–Government of Japan and was a fellow at the East-West Center in Honolulu, Hawaii.
She holds a Master of Laws degree (with specializations in International and Comparative Law and Conflict Resolution) from the William S. Richardson School of Law of the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Before joining the firm, she was a Junior Associate at Picazo Buyco Tan Fider & Santos and a Court Attorney at the Sandiganbayan. She specializes in corporate law, criminal law, and international arbitration.