Terah Moxley


Estes Thorne & Carr PLLC
3811 Turtle Creek Blvd., Suite 2000
Dallas, Texas 75219
Direct Dial: 214.599.4026
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Practice Areas

Labor & Employment Law
Commercial/Business Litigation
Appellate Law

Practice Emphasis

Terah is Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  Terah’s practice is primarily devoted to employment litigation and counseling. Terah represents employers in all aspects of employment law, including defending employers from claims for discrimination, harassment, and retaliation under Title VII, 42 U.S.C. § 1981, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act. Terah also counsels clients on various day-to-day employment issues such as FMLA compliance, proper classification under the FLSA, non-competition agreements, discipline and termination decisions, and accommodation under the ADA. Terah also represents companies and individuals in the defense and prosecution of a wide variety of areas, including contracts, fraud, misrepresentation, and agency issues. Terah also has experience representing clients before state and federal appellate courts.

Education and Certifications

J.D., Baylor University School of Law (2010), magna cum laude

  • Highest Ranking Student in Graduating Class
  • Technical Editor, Baylor Law Review
  • Member, ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition
  • Member, TYLA Moot Court Competition
  • Member, New York Bar Association National Moot Court Competition
  • Semi-Finalist, Dawson & Sodd Intraschool Moot Court Competition
  • Order of Barristers

B.A., Texas Christian University (2004)

  • Political Science

Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (2016-present)

Prior Work Experience

  • Associate, Smith & Cross, L.L.P., Fort Worth (2010-2011)


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


  • Member, State Bar of Texas
    • Labor & Employment Law Section
  • Member, Dallas Bar Association
    • Labor & Employment Law Section
  • Member, Texas Young Lawyers Association
  • Member, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers

Community Activities

  • Member, Junior League of Dallas
  • Member, Dallas Women's Foundation                                                                  XIX Society – Young Professional Member


  • Taking a Step Back: The Impact of the Sudden Halt on the New Overtime Rules – American Bar Association - The Woman Advocate – 01/2017 – Co-author
  • Stalled Overtime Rules May Still Impact Your "Always on" Employees – Dallas Bar Association Headnotes – 01/2017 – Co-author
  • Joint-Employer Status: A New Frontier – State Bar of Texas, Legal Issues in the Hospitality Industry – 11/2015 – Co-author
  • A Tale of Two Statutes: Employee Leave Under the FMLA and the ADA – Dallas Bar Association Headnotes – 01/2014 – Co-author


  • What's on the Horizon for the Trump Administration and Employment Laws? – Dallas Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section – 02/2017 – Panelist
  • What Employers Need to Know in 2016 – Women's Business Council - Southwest Table Topics Luncheon and Series – 03/2016 – Co-presenter
  • Pre-Employment Considerations and Lawsuits – DallasHR Legal Exchange Conference, Legal Round-Up – 01/2016 – Presenter

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