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Reid C. Carpenter Named to Birmingham Business Journal’s 2023 Top 40 Under 40
January 24, 2023
Making the list is considered one of the most coveted honors for the Magic City’s young professionals. Carpenter joins a prestigious group of Top 40 Under 40 alumni that includes several of Birmingham’s top CEOs as well as other influential leaders and successful entrepreneurs.
Carpenter is a fierce advocate and strategic ally for clients in high-stakes litigation. Throughout his 12 years at Lightfoot, he has become a leading lawyer for multinational manufacturers, major gun makers, prominent agricultural equipment manufacturers and other Fortune 500 companies facing product liability lawsuits. He has also become a trusted counsel for healthcare professionals from leading hospitals and private practices in medical malpractice litigation. Beyond his work in product liability and medical malpractice, Carpenter advises natural gas utilities and propane companies on an ongoing basis, including a well-known natural gas operator in Alabama.
Outside of the courtroom, Carpenter serves on Lightfoot’s Associate Committee, which oversees the engagement, mentorship and development of the firm’s more junior lawyers. He also mentors early-career lawyers within the firm.