Marcela J. Arévalo

Marcela J. Arévalo


Business Litigator Marcela Arévalo

Marcela Arévalo represents commercial clients and corporate entities in many types of general business litigation matters. She is experienced in all aspects of pre-trial and trial preparation, including management of third-party experts, and understands the preparation and detailed work that must occur for successful outcomes. Prior to joining the firm, Marcela was a trial attorney at a nationally recognized litigation firm, known for its significant verdicts and negotiated substantial settlements for thousands of individuals across the United States.

While at South Texas College of Law, Marcela was active in several Moot Court Competitions, where she was recognized as a team champion on the state, regional and national level.   She currently serves as a coach for the South Texas College of Law Moot Court Advocacy Program.

Marcela is fluent in English and Spanish.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Litigation

Representative Experience

  • Ongoing representation of business and corporate clients in general commercial litigation matters
  • Successfully managed case specific experts for multiple clients in the 3M Combat Arms Earplug Lawsuit, including taking lead on preparation for case specific and general liability depositions, drafting expert reports, presenting experts for deposition, and assisting in drafting MSJ affirmatives and responses
  • Successfully completed settlements for more than 12,000 clients


  • South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas
    • J.D. – 2020
    • Order of the Barristers
    • Order of the Scribes
    • Dean’s Merit Scholar
    • Dean’s Outstanding Advocate
    • Varsity Moot Court
    • Oil & Gas Society
  • University of Houston, Houston, Texas
    • B.S. – 2017

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Young Lawyer’s Association