Rachal Rojas earned her B.A. in Political Science from Columbia University. A native of Corpus Christi, Texas, Rachal worked in her hometown as a paralegal before attending law school. At the University of Houston Law Center, she discovered her passion for fighting for the rights of the injured through her work with the Office of the Attorney General – Consumer Protection and Public Health Division, the Katrina Help Hotline, the Texas Consumer Complaint Center and the Department of Veterans Affairs and was recognized for her pro bono work graduating with the distinction of Ambassador for the University of Houston Law Center’s Pro Bono Volunteer Initiative.
Rachal focuses her practice on pharmaceutical and products liability, pursuing justice for those injured by the negligence of others. She has experience working on complex litigations and has been involved litigating cases on behalf of clients against the manufacturers of Vioxx, Trasylol, Yaz, Nuvaring, Mirena, Granuflo, Testosterone drugs, Pradaxa, Xarelto, Viagra, and defective hip, knee and shoulder devices. Rachal also has experience litigating personal injury cases and consumer disputes.
She is licensed to practice in the State of Texas, and has appeared as counsel for clients in Texas state and federal courts, as well as nationwide in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas, New Jersey state courts, and in the United States District Courts of the Southern District of Florida, Northern District of Illinois, Southern District of New York, the Eastern District of Louisiana, among others. Her experience has led her to be named a Rising Star by Texas Super Lawyers in 2014 and 2019.
She is active in her community through her volunteer work with the Ronald McDonald House Houston and her position on the Board of Directors of The Mexican American Bar Association of Houston.