Elisabeth F.M. Read

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Elisabeth’s practice focuses on Complex Civil Litigation. Immediately prior to joining the firm, Elisabeth served as an Active Duty Captain in the United States Air Force JAG Corps. In her most recent assignment as a Special Victims’ Counsel, she provided legal representation to victims of sexual assault and domestic violence at all stages of military investigations and court proceedings. Elisabeth is licensed to practice in North Carolina and Washington.

Elisabeth earned her Juris Doctorate (cum laude) from the University of Michigan Law School in 2014, where she served as a Research Assistant for Professor Kristina Daugirdas and was an active contributor to the Michigan Journal of International Law. Following law school, Elisabeth served as Law Clerk to U.S. District Judge Laurie J. Michelson for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Before attending law school, Elisabeth earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Policy & Management from Carnegie Mellon University in 2010. Elisabeth received honors for her undergraduate research and performance.

When Elisabeth is not practicing law, she enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, and ongoing home improvement projects.

Education
  • University of Michigan Law School
    • J.D., 2014
  • Carnegie Mellon University
    • B.S. Policy & Management
    • 2010
Experience
  • Harrigan Leyh Farmer Thomsen LLP
    • 2022
  • United States Air Force (Active Duty Captain)
    • 2017-2022
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
    • 2014-2017
Admitted to Practice
  • Washington
  • North Carolina

Elisabeth’s practice focuses on Complex Civil Litigation. Immediately prior to joining the firm, Elisabeth served as an Active Duty Captain in the United States Air Force JAG Corps. In her most recent assignment as a Special Victims’ Counsel, she provided legal representation to victims of sexual assault and domestic violence at all stages of military investigations and court proceedings. Elisabeth is licensed to practice in North Carolina and Washington.

Elisabeth earned her Juris Doctorate (cum laude) from the University of Michigan Law School in 2014, where she served as a Research Assistant for Professor Kristina Daugirdas and was an active contributor to the Michigan Journal of International Law. Following law school, Elisabeth served as Law Clerk to U.S. District Judge Laurie J. Michelson for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Before attending law school, Elisabeth earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Policy & Management from Carnegie Mellon University in 2010. Elisabeth received honors for her undergraduate research and performance.

When Elisabeth is not practicing law, she enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, and ongoing home improvement projects.

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