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Dorlin is an experienced advocate—she zealously represents her client’s interests and can be counted on to do a good job. Dorlin is no stranger to the court room. She has second-chaired two jury trials and has represented clients in several other trials, arbitrations, and emergency injunction matters. Dorlin attributes her advocacy experience and skills to competing in advocacy competitions for the past 16 years and to serving as clerk and briefing attorney to Justice Mike Willson and Chief Justice Jim Wright of the 11th Court of Appeals in Eastland, Texas.

Dorlin represents clients of all sizes. She specializes in complex commercial litigation matters, including matters involving partnership disputes, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, allegations of fraud, and shareholder issues. Dorlin is also an experienced employment litigation attorney—handling matters involving employee terminations, trade secret violations, non-compete issues, and workplace claims concerning harassment, discrimination, and disability claims.

Dorlin is a Dallas native and is Mexican-American, fluent in Spanish. As a proud Sarah T. Hughes Scholar, she is committed to giving back to the community and in helping indigent individuals


SMU Dedman School of Law
J.D., 2016
Sarah T. Hughes Diversity Scholar
Order of the Barristers, Member
Science and Technology Law Review, Executive Editor, 2015-2016
Board of Advocates, Master Level
2016 Andrews Kurth Moot Court National Championship, 7th of the top 16 nationally ranked teams
2015 ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition, 7th of 202 teams, Brooklyn Regional Champion
2015 Thomas Tang Moot Court Competition, National Champion; Southeast Regional Champion, 3rd Best Brief

Wellesley College
B.A., Political Science and English (Double Major), May 2012

Court Admissions

Texas, 2016

U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Districts of Texas


Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch, 2020

Dallas Association of Young Lawyers; Membership Committee Co-Chair 2018-2019

DAYL Leadership Class of 2020, Executive and Steering Committee Member

American Bar Association, Judicial Internship Opportunity Program member, 2020, 2021


Author, Note, Online Free Speech or Materially Supporting Terrorism?, 18 SMU SCI. & TECH. L. REV. 37 (2015).


Written and oral fluency in Spanish