Rachel Rodriguez Rosen

Rachel Rodriguez Rosen has more than 34 years of experience in the practice of law and serves as managing shareholder of Cersonsky, Rosen & García. Rachel focuses her practice in the areas of commercial and business litigation; creditor’s rights, including enforcement of real and personal property liens; foreclosures; UCC law; banking; collection of promissory notes/guarantees and appellate law. In her practice, Rachel represents financial institutions and government agencies, including the collection, recovery and disposition of distressed debt from failed financial institutions.

Rachel has participated as legal counsel in matters resulting in published opinions at the Texas Courts of Appeals and the Texas Supreme Court.

Rachel is a native of Cuba and graduated from South Texas College of Law with honors. After graduation, Rachel served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Edward D. Coulson and the Honorable Jimmy James at the Fourteenth Court of Appeals in Houston, Texas.

Reported Cases

  • Sibley v. Sixth RMA Partners, L.P., 138 S.W.3d 455 (Tex. App.—Beaumont 2004, no pet.)
  • Carroll v. General Electric Credit Corp., 734 S.W.2d 153 (Tex. App. – Houston [1st Dist.] 1987, no writ)
  • Bay Colony, Ltd. v. Trendmaker, Inc. et al., 121 F.3d 998 (5th Cir. 1997)

Publications

  • “Discovery and Mandamus Issues,” South Texas College of Law Advanced Civil Trial Law Course
  • “U.C.C. § 3-305(2)(b): What Degree of Duress?,” 21 S. Tex. L.J. 47 (1980)

Courts of Admittance

  • Texas State Courts
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas

Journal Memberships

  • Assistant Comment Editor, South Texas Law Journal, 1980-1981

Judicial Clerkships

  • Law Clerk for the Hon Edward P. Coulson and Hon. Jimmy James, 14th District Court of Appeals, Texas, 1981-1982

Education

  • J.D., South Texas College of Law, with honors, 1981
  • B.A., University of Texas at Austin, with honors, 1975

Fraternities

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Order of the Lytae

Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Creditor’s Rights
  • UCC Law
  • Banking
  • Foreclosure