Rachel Moreau-Davila has extensive experience in representing clients across state and federal courts in Texas and Colorado, including government agency practice, with many years of trial litigation experience.
Prior to joining Cokinos | Young, Rachel practiced in corporate immigration representing companies and individuals before government agencies. She advised large, multinational companies in business and investment immigration matters such as employment visas (H-1B, H-2B, TN, E-2, L-1, J-1), consular processing, permanent residency (including PERM Labor Certification, Multi-National for Managers/Executives), and naturalization; Provide strategic international employment solutions for international and domestic companies in various industries. Advise on all business visas such as H-1B, L-1A/L-1B, TN, Advise on business investment visas E-1/E-2; Advise on all immigration-related workplace compliance matters with the U.S. Department of Labor; Research and write formal legal memoranda and federal court pleadings on complex governmental regulatory issues; Represent corporations in talent acquisition and entire employment visa process (including H-1Bs, L-1As & L-1Bs, Es, E-2s, TNs). Represent companies in immigration employment matters with the U.S. Department of Labor, as well as represent clients in litigation against the U.S. Department of State.
Additionally, Rachel has lived and worked abroad. Including having worked directly with leading international human rights attorney Jia Ping, the Chief Executive Director and Founder of China Global Fund Watch Initiative. She has conducted extensive legal research in the field of international law, specifically referencing Non-Government Organizations worldwide (NGO’s). She has collaborated in the past on drug reform policy for China and has met with international leaders in the NGO community in China.
Rachel has also lived in internationally for many years and has met with international leaders both politically and in the NGO community in Mexico and is fluent in Spanish and French.
Rachel is licensed to practice law in State and Federal court in Texas and Federal court in Colorado. She is based in San Antonio, Texas.
- St. Mary’s University School of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence, May 2014;
- University of the Incarnate Word, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology of Organizational Development, Summa Cum Laude, 2005
Recognitions & Distinctions
- Alumnus of Gerry Spence National Trial Lawyers College
- Elected Honorary Member of Alpha Chi National College Honor Scholarship Society
- Institute on World Legal Problems at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, 2012; with Distinguished Jurist: United States Supreme Court Justice Antonio Scalia
- Institute on Chinese Law and Business at Beihang University, Beijing, People’s Republic of China, 2013
Speaking Engagements & Presentations
- E2 Business Visa & Entrepreneur Investments webinar – October 2021
- Principle Speaker for MCLE Conference for SABLA, Introduction to Immigration Concepts – July 2022
- THRU Project Nonprofit Organization, Former Board Member and Committee chair
- San Antonio Bar Association, Community Justice Program’s Veteran’s Clinic, volunteer
- Mary’s Civil Justice Clinic, Eagle Pass Border Outreach, volunteer
- Former Board Member of THRU Project Nonprofit Organization
Memberships & Affiliation
- Member of Federal Bar Association
- Member American Immigration Lawyers Association
- Member of San Antonio Black Lawyers Association
- Member of Texas Bar College
- State Bar of Texas
- United States District Court: Western District of Texas
- United States District Court: District of Colorado