Atty. Adriano completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science at the University of the Philippines in Diliman in 1986, and obtained his Bachelor of Laws Degree from the Ateneo de Manila University in 1991. He was admitted to the Philippine Bar in 1994. He also placed 22nd overall nationwide in the 1993 Civil Service Examination.
He is a member of the American Bar Association, Association Internationale des Avocats de la Défense (International Criminal Defense Attorneys Association), International Law Association of the Philippines, Inter-Pacific Bar Association, and the Philippines-New Zealand Business Council.
He has obtained extensive experience in government having worked as Legislative Staff Officer in the Committee on Ethics at the House of Representatives in 1989, as Chief of Staff in the office of the Presidential Adviser for Political Affairs in Malacanang and in the Office of the Undersecretary for Local Government in DILG, in 1992 and 1999, respectively. He has also worked as counsel for then Secretary Antonio Cerilles of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in 2000. He was elected as topnotcher councilor in Santa Maria, Bulacan during the 2007 local elections, and became Committee Chairman of the Committees on Land Use, Environment, Trade and Industry, Finance, and Agriculture. Atty. Adriano was appointed Bureau Chief of the Consumer Protection and Advocacy Bureau (CPAB) of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and then later as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Optical Media Board.
His corporate involvement began in late 2000 as the legal counsel of Ministop, a member of the John Gokongwei Group of Companies, and became instrumental in transforming the franchise into one of the biggest retail businesses in the industry. Thereafter, he has been a retained counsel of various foreign and local private companies and individuals – both domestically and abroad and consultant to several elected government officials. His focus has been civil, commercial, criminal, labor and administrative litigation.
Atty. Adriano is currently on leave due to government service.