Leadership Dallas, the Dallas Regional Chamber's (DRC) flagship leadership development program, named Sidley partner Angela Zambrano to its Class of 2019. Angela was selected based on her passion for the people and future of the region, as well as a personal commitment to improve the quality of life in the Dallas region through past and current activities.
Founded in 1975, Leadership Dallas is the DRC’s flagship leadership development program, aimed at providing the city with an ongoing source of diverse leaders who are prepared and committed to serve as catalysts and sustainers of positive change for the quality of life in the greater Dallas area. Leadership Dallas identifies and motivates potential community leaders of diverse background by providing an educational experience, emphasizing critical social and community issues. The program serves as a professional development opportunity to acknowledged leaders.
Angela, a co-leader of Sidley’s firmwide Commercial Litigation and Disputes practice, represents companies and boards of directors in litigation, internal investigations, arbitrations, and class actions. Angela has received numerous professional awards including Texas Super Lawyers for Business Litigation (2007-2018); SMU Dedman School of Law “Emerging Leader” (2017); SMU Women in Law “Distinguished Alumni” (2017); Benchmark Litigation “Local Litigation Star” (2015-2017); The Best Lawyers in America for Commercial Litigation (2016-2017); D Magazine “Best Lawyers in Dallas” (2017-2018). Angela received a J.D., magna cum laude, from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law and a B.A. from the University of Kansas.