Rachel Sedita

Top rated Family Law attorney in Houston, Texas

Diggs & Sadler
Rachel Sedita
Diggs & Sadler

Practice Areas: Family Law, Employment & Labor; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 2013

Education: South Texas College of Law Houston

Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2024
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Diggs & Sadler

5300 Memorial Drive
Suite 900
Houston, TX 77007 Visit website


Rachel Sedita is an attorney with Diggs & Sadler, a law firm in Houston, Texas. Board certified in labor and employment law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Ms. Sedita has more than seven years of experience and provides exceptional counsel and support to business owners and employers across her region with all their complex and sensitive employment law matters.

In addition to employment law, Ms. Sedita devotes a significant portion of her practice to family law, and she offers highly personalized representation to individuals and families who are going through the emotional divorce process to help them make the best-informed decisions regarding child custody and support, property division and all other related matters.

From her time in undergrad, Ms. Sedita has maintained an intense passion for family law, and she completed an internship with the child support division of the Office of the Attorney General. She also was an active participant in the Complex Family Law Clinic, and she works hard to protect the rights and best interests of children caught up in divorce as well as in other contentious custody situations.

Whether helping her clients remain compliant with all applicable employment laws and regulations or assisting them with their divorces, Ms. Sedita fights aggressively to protect her clients' rights and interests at all turns.She has earned consistent top rankings and endorsements from her peers, including a Top Lawyer designation from Houstonia Magazine, as well as numerous testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients.

A 2009 graduate of Trinity University, Ms. Sedita obtained her Juris Doctor from South Texas College of Law Houston in 2012. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit. 

Practice areas

Family Law, Employment & Labor: Employer

Focus areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Employment Law - Employee, Father's Rights, Juvenile Law, Labor Law, Marital Property, Mediation & Collaborative Law, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Same Sex Family Law, Sexual Harassment, Unions, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower

  • 60% Family Law
  • 40% Employment & Labor: Employer

First Admitted: 2013, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.texasadvocates.com

Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Association of Women Attorneys Board of Directors, Secretary
  • Southern District of Texas, 2014
  • Houston Bar Association Lawyers for Literacy Committee, 2017
  • State of Texas
  • Houston Bar Association Law Week Fun Run Committee, 2017
  • Member, Houston Young Lawyers Association’s Leadership Academy, Class of 2013-2014
  • 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, 2015
  • Northern District of Texas, 2016
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
Educational Background:
  • Trinity University, B.A. Political Science, 2009
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law., 2018
  • Mediator's Certificate, Frank Evans Center for Conflict Resolution
  • , Top Lawyer, Houstonia Magazine, 2022
  • , Top Lawyer, Houstonia Magazine, 2023
  • , Selected as a Top Lawyer by Houstonia Magazine, Houstonia Magazine, 2021
  • Selected by Houstonia Magazine as a 2019 Top Lawyer., Houstonia Magazine, 2019
  • Selected as Top Lawyer by Houstonia Magazine., Top Lawyer, Houstonia Magazine, 2020
  • Selected by Houstonia Magazine as one of the Top Lawyers of 2017, Houstonia Magazine, 2017
  • Selected by Houstonia Magazine as a top Labor & Employment lawyer for 2018., Houstonia Magazine, 2018
Industry Groups:
  • Family Law
  • Labor & Employment Law

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

“Rachel is hardworking and cares deeply about her clients. She is one of the best young associates with whom I have worked.”

“Rachel Smith is one of 4 individuals in our law firm who practices employment law, and nearly 80% of her docket is devoted to this. In addition to her substantial involvement in Human Resources investigations and general employment litigation, she is a key player in two Federal Wage and Hour class actions, a state-wide class action in Houston, and a nation-wide class action in California. She is the key person among the three firms that represent the plaintiffs in both cases, for knowledge of our individual plaintiffs and class members and the case file. She has a high level of responsibility for her years, is invaluable and, without a doubt, a Rising Star.”

“Rachel is one of the best young attorney I've worked with in my career. She is smart, organized, analytical and empathetic to clients.”

“Rachel is an outstanding young attorney. She is passionate about her cases. She is careful, thorough, detail-oriented and committed to finding the best solutions for her clients.”

Office location for Rachel Sedita

5300 Memorial Drive
Suite 900
Houston, TX 77007

Phone: 713-766-5355


7 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2024

Certificates and credentials

Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Labor and Employment Law

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