Claire Rodriguez

Scholar, Employment / Labor, Government
Class of 2011
Claire Rodriguez

Claire Rodriguez is a senior attorney in the Employment and Training Legal Services division of the Office of the Solicitor at the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington, D.C. She advises the Employment and Training Administration on promulgating and interpreting regulations and administrative law. Immediately after graduating from law school, she worked as a fellow at the Equal Justice Center in its San Antonio office representing low-wage workers in the tourism industry. Her project was funded by a two-year Texas Law Julius Glickman Fellowship in Public Interest Law.

At Texas Law, Claire participated in the Transnational Worker Rights Clinic and the Immigration Clinic. She was a member of the Public Interest Law Association and the National Lawyers Guild, and served as secretary of the Chicano/Hispanic Law Students Association. She also volunteered for American Gateways. She spent her summers working for UNITE HERE! in Los Angeles and Southern Migrant Legal Services in Nashville.