Katherine Anand


Estes Thorne & Carr PLLC
3811 Turtle Creek Blvd., Suite 2000
Dallas, Texas 75219
Direct Dial: 214.599.4013
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Practice Areas

Commercial/Business Litigation

Financial Services Litigation


Electronic Discovery and Document Retention

Practice Emphasis

Katherine focuses her practice on commercial litigation and dispute resolution. Katherine counsels clients at all stages of litigation, from pre-suit analysis and informal settlement negotiations to post-judgment collection and appellate matters. She practices before state and federal courts and arbitration panels and has experience with matters involving breach of contract and warranty, negligence, fraud and misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, other business torts, products liability, construction disputes, and enforcement of security interests.  

Education and Certifications

J.D., University of Notre Dame Law School, cum laude (2005)

  • Federal Courts, Practice & Procedure Editor, Notre Dame Law Review, 2004-05; Editor, 2003-04
  • Student Symposium Editor, Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, 2004
  • National Association of Women Lawyers Award for scholarship, motivation, and contribution to advancement of women in society, 2005
  • Kaneb Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, 2004

B.A., Politics, University of Dallas, magna cum laude (2002)

  • Phi Beta Kappa

Prior Work Experience

  • Associate, Thompson & Knight, LLP, Dallas (2005-09) Trial Section


  • State Bar of Texas
  • Northern District of Texas
  • Southern District of Texas
  • Eastern District of Texas
  • Western District of Texas
  • Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals


  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
  • Member, College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Fellow, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers
  • Chair, Community Involvement Committee, 2009-10; Vice-Chair, 2008-09;
  • Chair, LegalLine Committee, 2008-10; Vice-Chair, 2007-08
  • ABA, Resolutions Committee and Awards/Subgrants Team, 2007-08
  • Notre Dame Club of Dallas
  • Board of Directors, Rainbow Days, Inc., 2012-Present
  • Executive Committee, Rainbow Days, Inc., 2014-Present
  • Chair-Elect, Rainbow Days, Inc., 2015
  • Founder, Auxiliary, Rainbow Days, Inc., 2012-Present
  • Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, DAYL Foundation Fellow 
  • Recognized, Texas Rising Star, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Jo Anna Moreland Outstanding Committee Chair Award, Dallas Bar Association, Community Involvement Committee, 2010


  • Frequently Asked Questions about Texas Offers of Settlement – News for the Bar, State Bar Litigation Section – 03/2015 – Author
  • We Won! Now What? Practical Post-Judgment Discovery for Judgment Creditors – The Advocate, State Bar Litigation Section Report – 10/2013 – Co-Author
  • Subpoenas: Handling Nonparty Discovery Under Texas and Federal Law – Dallas Bar Association – 01/2013 – Co-Author
  • Litigation Trends in the Banking and Financial Services Industries – Dallas Association of Financial Professionals – 09/2008 – Co-Author
  • Discovery Readiness: Creating a Data Map – Client Alert, Thompson & Knight – 11/2007 – Co-Author
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