• Biography

    Raquel Alvarenga focuses her practice on counseling corporate clients on critical workplace issues such as hiring and firing decisions, restrictive covenant matters, wage and hour laws, whistleblower, discrimination, harassment and retaliation issues, employee complaints and discipline, labor law, workplace safety, and reasonable accommodation and leave requests.

    Raquel also has extensive experience litigating discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, trade secret, wage and hour, public accommodation and breach of contract disputes.

    Raquel also regularly advises corporate clients on the employment and labor aspects of major corporate transactions.

    Raquel also has significant experience conducting internal investigations for corporate clients and higher education institutions concerning allegations of, among other things, employee misconduct and sexual assault.

    Selected Publications and Speeches

    • “COVID-19: Issues Affecting You, Your Family, and Your Company,” speaker, Financial Executives International (FEI) Dallas Chapter’s Monthly Meeting, April 13, 2020.

    Professional Recognition

    • Included in the "Ones to Watch" category of Best Lawyers in America, Woodward/White, Inc., 2021
  • Education and Clerkships

    • J.D., Cornell Law School, 2012
    • M.B.A., New York Institute of Technology, 2009, with highest distinction
    • B.A., Harvard University, 2007
      • Judicial Intern to the Honorable Justice Timothy S. Driscoll, New York State Supreme Court, 2010
  • Admissions

    • Texas
    • New York
    • New Jersey
  • Court Admissions

    • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
    • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York
  • Languages

    • Spanish