Carolyn Elefant (Cornell Law 1988) owns the Law Offices of Carolyn Elefant, a national practice founded in 1993. In 2002, Carolyn created the blog MyShingle.com, the longest-running blog on solo and small law firm practice. The blog is responsible for motivating thousands of lawyers launch their own firms. Dubbed "the patron saint of solo and small firms," Carolyn writes and speaks on topics including starting a modern law firm in the digital age and the role of woman-owned law firms in achieving gender equality in the legal profession. Carolyn authored Solo by Choice: How to Start a Firm and Be the Lawyer You Always Wanted To Be and Social Media for Lawyers: The Next Frontier. Carolyn has been listed as an Energy and Environmental Super Lawyer for Washington D.C. since 2012 (the only small firm lawyer on a list of AmLaw 200 firms), was named an ABA Legal Rebel (2010), a Fastcase 50 Innovator (2011) and an ABA Woman of Legal Tech (2014) and appeared on The Daily Show in 2014 to discuss law firm business models.