Shiela Marie Rabaya

Shiela Marie Rabaya

Quisumbing Torres


Shiela Marie L. Rabaya is an associate with the Dispute Resolution Practice Group at Quisumbing Torres.

Shiela graduated from the University of the Philippines College of Law in 2020, and received the Dean's Medal for Academic Excellence. She recently passed the 2022 Bar Examinations with Exemplary Performance.

Practice Focus

Shiela's practice focuses on general dispute resolution, including civil and criminal litigation, arbitration, and regulatory / administrative matters. Prior to joining the firm, she was part of the Intellectual Property Department and Data Security and Privacy Group of a top-tier local firm. She handled IP litigation cases, local and foreign trademark portfolios, licensing and franchising matters of clients, and provided advisory work on data privacy and security concerns. She is also experienced on contract review, and advisory work on food and labelling law legal concerns.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Integrated Bar of the Philippines - Member


  • Philippines (2022)


  • University of the Philippines, College of Law (Juris Doctor, Dean's Medal for Academic Excellence) (2020)
  • University of the Philippines Diliman (BA in Psychology, magna cum laude) (2016)

Author, "The Irony of the Safe Harbor Regime: The Disincentivizing Laws on Intermediary Liability in the Philippines", Philippine Law Journal, Vol. 94, March 2021

Author, "A Pandemic of Misinformation: Legal Issues Concerning Intermediary Liability in the COVID-19 Era", Philippine Law Journal, Vol. 93 Special Online Feature, August 2020