Luis is an experienced trial lawyer who has managed every aspect of litigation for plaintiffs and defendants, including pre-suit investigations, discovery, motion practice, settlement, trial (jury, non-jury, and before the American Arbitration Association) and appeals.
He began his career as a law clerk to the Honorable James A. Baker of the Texas Supreme Court. Prior to joining Estes Thorne & Carr, Luis practiced at Miller, Egan, Molter & Nelson, Fulbright & Jaworski, and Weil, Gotshal & Manges.
Luis is happily married and is the proud father of three children. He enjoys traveling, baseball and reading.
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2001||07/18/2019|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Texas Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2011|
|Texas Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2010|
|Texas Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2009|
|Texas Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2008|
|Order of the Coif||SMU Dedman School of Law||2001|
|Order of the Barristers||SMU Dedman School of Law||2001|
|Adjunct Professor||Southern Methodist University Dedman School Of Law||2017 - 2017|
|Partner||Miller, Egan, Molter & Nelson||2012 - 2016|
|Associate||Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP||2007 - 2012|
|Associate||Weil, Gotshal & Manges, LLP||2002 - 2007|
|Briefing Attorney||Supreme Court Of Texas||2001 - 2002|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Dallas Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|Dallas Hispanic Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|SMU Law Review||Civil Evidence||2011|
|SMU Law Review||Civil Evidence||2010|
|The Appellate Advocate||Fifth Circuit Civil Appellate Update||2007|
|Journal of Air Law and Commerce (SMU)||Balancing the Rights of Landowners with the Needs of Airports||2000|
|Southern Methodist University, Dedman School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2001|
|Texas Christian University||M.B.A.||1993|
|Texas Christian University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|
|AlixPartners Seminar||Federal Rules Amendments on Electronic Discovery||2007|
|Belmonte v. Examination Management Services, Inc.||Dismissal with prejudice|
|Ryan v. Flowserve, 245 F.R.D. 560 (N.D. Tex. 2007)||Summary Judgment granted|
|In re Managed Care Litigation, 430 F.Supp.2d 1336 (S.D. Fla. 2006)||Summary Judgment granted|
|Highland Credit Opportunities CDO, L.P. V. UBS AG, No. 10-16004 (192nd Dist. Ct., Dallas Cty., Tex. 2012)||Judgment in favor of client, subsequently affirmed on appeal|
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