Attorneys Angel, Muenster Named Partners at Dallas' Estes Okon Thorne & Carr

Business Litigation and Employment Law highlight newly promoted partners' expertise

Feb 20, 2014, 14:44 ET from Estes Okon Thorne & Carr PLLC

DALLAS, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dallas-based law firm Estes Okon Thorne & Carr PLLC is proud to announce that complex, commercial litigators Shelby Angel and Kevin Muenster have been promoted to partners.

"Both Shelby and Kevin have worked effectively and diligently on behalf of our clients in a variety of areas," says Dawn Estes, a firm founding partner. "They're a great fit for our firm, representing high-profile clients in a wide range of complex litigation, employment disputes, and other legal matters."

Ms. Angel has a diverse trial practice focused on complex litigation and dispute resolution. She practices in both state and federal courts and has represented companies and individuals in a wide array of commercial disputes involving claims for breach of contract, warranty, fraud, tortious interference, breach of fiduciary duty, piercing the corporate veil, negligence, and deceptive trade practices. Ms. Angel has successfully obtained injunctive relief for her clients, most recently in matters pertaining to franchise disputes, trademark and copyright infringement, trade secret misappropriation, and non-compete/employment disputes. In addition to her trial practice, Ms. Angel drafts, reviews, and advises clients on contracts and business agreements, and also consults clients on e-discovery issues and legal hold obligations, policies and procedures. Ms. Angel graduated cum laude from the Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law in 2003.

Mr. Muenster is a trial lawyer that maintains an active litigation practice primarily representing Fortune 500 companies, small and medium-size businesses, and individuals in complex, business disputes. He has litigated matters in both state and federal courts throughout the state involving claims of breach of contract, fraud, nuisance, negligence, deceptive trade practices, bad faith, and violations of the Texas Insurance and Property Codes. Mr. Muenster also regularly advises clients in the energy, oil and gas, insurance, and construction industries. His trial work includes numerous successful jury verdicts in high stakes litigation as well as other favorable outcomes for his clients in courtrooms across Texas. Mr. Muenster graduated from Baylor Law School in 2006 and has been selected to the Texas Rising Stars list of the state's up-and-coming lawyers in both 2012 and 2013.

Estes Okon Thorne & Carr PLLC is one of the few certified women-owned law firms in Dallas. It features a collaborative team of highly experienced attorneys, representing clients in business litigation, labor and employment, energy, construction, bankruptcy, insurance, health care, family law, and other corporate legal matters. To learn more, visit the firm at its new website,

For more information on Shelby Angel and Kevin Muenster being named partners at Estes Okon Thorne & Carr, please contact Dave Moore at 800-559-4534 or

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