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Estes Thorne & Carr Welcomes Partner Luis Zambrano, Senior Counsel Sarah Bradbury

November 8, 2016

DALLAS – Respected Dallas litigation boutique Estes Thorne & Carr PLLC is pleased to announce the addition of trial lawyer Luis Zambrano as partner and former in-house counsel Sarah Bradbury as senior counsel.

“We are proud to have two attorneys with such different professional backgrounds join our firm,” said managing partner Jessica Thorne. “Luis is a trial lawyer with extensive experience at every stage of the litigation process. Sarah has an innate instinct for the issues central to business success, having worked in-house for two different organizations. Our clients will benefit greatly from their unique perspectives.”

Mr. Zambrano is a respected litigator, arbitrator and mediator, representing and advising clients on matters involving complex commercial litigation, health care, private equity, securities, financial transactions and consumer class actions. He joins the firm from Miller, Egan, Molter & Nelson.

He began his career as a Texas Supreme Court briefing attorney for the late Justice James Baker, where he gained invaluable knowledge of Texas appellate procedure. He earned his law degree, cum laude, from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law. He earned his undergraduate degree and an MBA from Texas Christian University.

“I am excited to be joining a firm where every attorney is an excellent litigator with strong trial expertise,” said Mr. Zambrano. “This is unquestionably one of the most impressive legal teams I’ve seen and I’m truly excited to be a part of it.”

Ms. Bradbury joins the firm after serving as senior legal counsel at Energy Transfer, where she focused on labor and employment matters. She also served as senior legal counsel for MoneyGram International. Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, she previously was a senior attorney at Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP. Ms. Bradbury earned both her undergraduate and law degrees from Vanderbilt University.

“There is an atmosphere at Estes Thorne & Carr unlike any other,” said Ms. Bradbury. “There is a true sense of collaboration, so that every client receives the benefit of everyone’s expertise. That approach also helps make each of us a better attorney.”

Dallas-based Estes Thorne & Carr PLLC features a collaborative team of highly experienced attorneys, representing clients in business litigation, labor and employment, construction, insurance, products liability, family law, real estate litigation and other corporate legal 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. 

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