Outstanding Women: Elizabeth Carder-Thompson

Law360, New York (April 2, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Throughout her career, Elizabeth Carder-Thompson of Reed Smith says there have been few female mentors she could look to.

“There were only 30 women in my whole law school class,” she said. “I think I was the fourth or fifth woman at (Pierson, Ball & Dowd).”

Even though she didn’t map out her career in health law, Carder-Thompson is thankful about where she ended up. She said that young women embarking in the field should keep a sense of humor and remain mindful of how important...
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