Stefani Carter

Senior Counsel

Estes Thorne & Carr PLLC
3811 Turtle Creek Blvd., Suite 2000
Dallas, Texas 75219
Direct Dial: 214.599.4012
scarter@estesthornecarr.com
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Practice Areas

  • Commercial/Business Litigation
  • Regulatory Compliance

Practice Emphasis

  • Breach of contract claims
  • Breach of fiduciary duty claims
  • Product liability claims
  • Tortious interference with contract
  • Negligent misrepresentation and fraud claims
  • Slander/defamation
  • Electronic discovery
  • Regulatory
  • Government and public policy

Education and Certifications

  • J.D., Harvard Law School (2005)
         · Subciter, Journal on Legislation
         · Author, “Tuition Tax Credits,” Journal on Legislation
  • M.P.P., Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government (2005)
  • B.A., Government, University of Texas at Austin, with honors (2001)
  • B.J., Print Journalism, University of Texas at Austin, with honors (2001)

Prior Work Experience

  • Principal, Stefani Carter & Associates, LLP (2011-2017)
  • Of Counsel, Pryor & Bruce (2012-2013)
  • Associate, Sayles Werbner (2008-2011)
  • Prosecutor, Collin County District Attorney’s Office (2007-2008) Misdemeanor Division
  • Associate, Vinson & Elkins LLP, Dallas (2005-2007) Trial Section

Admissions

  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas

Affiliations

  • Member, State Bar of Texas
  • Member, J. L. Turner Legal Association
  • Former Member, Patrick Higginbotham Inn of Court

Community Activities

  • Former State Representative, Texas House of Representatives, District 102 (2011-2015)
  • Board Member, Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
  • Patron Member, Harvard Club of Dallas
  • Former Board Member, Neighborhood Service Council
  • Independent Director, Ashford Hospitality Prime, Inc. (NYSE: AHP)
  • Annual Speaker, Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government 

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