Four lawyers at Estes Thorne & Carr PLLC have been selected to the 2019 Texas Rising Stars list of the top young attorneys in the state.

“As a firm we have always taken great pride in the talent and commitment of our young lawyers,” said managing partner Jessica Thorne. “They are all very client-focused, emphasizing relationship-building and dedication to each client’s business success.”

This is Katherine “Katie” Anand’s seventh year as a Rising Stars honoree. She is being recognized for her business litigation practice, which includes representing clients in the financial services and construction industries.  Katie represents lenders and public and private owners when construction projects go awry and is frequently engaged prior to litigation to evaluate or resolve potential claims. She earned her law degree from the University of Notre Dame Law School.

Family law attorney Lindsay Daye Barbee earned her fourth selection to the Rising Stars listing. A zealous advocate and pragmatic strategist, Lindsay is devoted to protecting her clients’ interests in all areas of family law including divorce, modification and enforcement of child custody and support orders, adoption, grandparent visitation, as well as cases involving complex property and high-conflict litigation. She is a graduate of the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law.

Terah Moxley earned her recognition for the second year for her employment litigation work. Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, her practice is devoted to developing legal strategies and policies focused on keeping employers out of the courtroom while providing vigorous advocacy in the courtroom when litigation does arise.  She earned her law degree from Baylor Law School, graduating first in her class.

This is the first year business litigator Lauren Leider has been recognized. She represents clients in diverse industries including telecommunications and product manufacturing on matters including contract disputes and arbitration negotiations. She earned her law degree from the UCLA School of Law.

To be eligible for Texas Rising Stars, a lawyer must be 40 or younger or in practice for no more than 10 years. Only 2.5 percent of all eligible Texas attorneys are selected each year based on peer nominations and extensive editorial review. The full 2019 listing appears in Super Lawyers magazine can be found at

Entering its 11th year, Estes Thorne & Carr’s collaborative team of highly experienced attorneys represents clients in commercial litigation, construction, ERISA litigation, labor and employment, family law, and appellate matters. A Women’s Business Enterprise National Council-certified business, Estes Thorne & Carr is one of the largest women-owned law firms in the Southwest. Estes Thorne & Carr PLLC is located at 3811 Turtle Creek Blvd., Suite 2000, Dallas, Texas, 75219.


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