Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrère & Denègre L.L.P. • Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas 77002
Veronica Rivas-Molloy is a special counsel in the firm’s Business & Commercial Litigation Practice Group and practices from the firm’s Houston office. Ms. Rivas-Molloy represents clients in a broad range of arbitration and civil litigation matters in state and federal court. Her practice focuses primarily on complex commercial matters in the energy and petrochemical industries, and she also has significant experience in employment matters. Ms. Rivas-Molloy was born in Mexico and is fluent in Spanish. She has represented various businesses that operate in Mexico and Latin America. Ms. Rivas-Molloy has first and second-chair trial experience, having tried more than 15 cases first-chair to the jury.
Prior to joining Jones Walker, Ms. Rivas-Molloy worked at Baker Botts L.L.P. as an associate in that firm’s litigation group. She also served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Ewing Werlein, Jr., in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, and served as a volunteer prosecutor for the City of Houston.
- College: University of Texas at El Paso, B.A. in Spanish, 1998; B.A. in Criminal Justice, 1997
- Law School: University of Houston Law Center, J.D., 2001, magna cum laude; Articles Editor, Houston Law Review