Rudy has represented both public and private entities in hundreds of cases on a plethora of matters worth millions of dollars including Bankruptcy, Medicaid fraud, Home Health Care licensing, TASB policies, School District employment contracts, License Revocations for Nursing and Medicaid Providers, State of Texas Procurement contracts, Administrative hearings, Hotel, Amusement Services, Franchise, Motor Vehicle, Mixed Beverage, Cigarette, and Sales and Use Tax.
The son of Haitian immigrants, Rudy is the first generation in his family to graduate from college, public policy school, as well as law school. He has been a tireless advocate in the community speaking and working on a host of issues ranging from teaching at-risk children, co-authoring an honor code for the University of Texas, helping form a partnership with local law enforcement and the State Bar to address the issue of community policing, and creating pro bono legal advice clinics for United States Military Veterans.
Before joining the firm, Rudy served as Special Counsel to the Health and Human Services Commission. Additionally, Rudy has served on several local and state Boards including the State Bar of Texas, Austin Black Lawyers Association, Travis County Emergency Services District, Austin Bar Association, Pflugerville Economic Development Corporation, Boy Scouts of America, Texas Bar Fellow, Austin Texans Soccer Club, Texas Young Lawyers Association, and Wayside Schools. He has been recognized numerous times as one of the most influential young professionals in the Austin area. Rudy is married to his amazing wife Letisha and the father of three, yes three, daughters named Celeste, Arielyn, and Brooklyn.
HONORS AND ACTIVITIES:
Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation; Texas Young Lawyers Association President’s Award of Merit; Lawyers of Color Hot List; Austin Under 40 Finalist; Diocese of Austin Young Leaders Program; Leadership Austin Emerge and Essentials Program; State Bar of Texas Leadership Academy, Hendrickson High School Campus Advisory Committee; USSF South Texas Soccer Referee Academy; Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce; Health and Human Services Executive Leadership Academy; City of Pflugerville Finance and Budget Committee; Travis County Emergency Services District Commissioner; Austin Bar Association Fellowship Program; University of Texas School of Law Young Alumni Committee; Member, Board of Directors, Wayside Schools; Travis County ESD No. 2 Commissioner and Board Vice President.
State Bar of Texas
AUTHOR AND SPEAKER:
Faith and Politics: Issues Facing this Country, Rockdale High School Graduation Commencement Speech; Building Your Career: A Guide for New Lawyers, Texas Bar CLE; Strength In Unity Community Policing Program Texas Young Lawyers Association; Third Party Liability and State Interest, Health and Human Services CLE; Austin Bar-Austin Black Lawyers Association Legislative Update, Texas Bar CLE; Medical Transportation and the State of Texas.
University of Texas at Austin (B.A. Government and Philosophy); University of Texas School of Law (J.D.); University of Texas LBJ School of Public Affairs (MPAff)