Lindsay S. Moilanen is an Associate in the Complex Commercial Litigation Department of the firm’s New York office. Lindsay focuses her practice on white collar and internal investigations. She has worked on numerous internal investigations for large corporate clients. Lindsay also has experience in a variety of products liability, estate and commercial litigation matters. She has played a key role in all phases of the litigation process, including motion practice, discovery and deposition and trial preparation.
In her pro bono practice, Lindsay has successfully represented clients in asylum and social security benefits proceedings, and has spent time helping the New York City Law Department defend Section 1983 claims brought against police and corrections officers. She has also been involved in a death penalty appeal of an Alabama prisoner since her time as a summer associate at Kaye Scholer. Since December 2010, Lindsay has been involved with the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund’s Name Change Project, assisting indigent transgender persons obtain legal name changes. She is a member of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee. Lindsay received the 2013 President’s Pro Bono Service Award in the Young Lawyer category from the New York State Bar Association.
Lindsay currently serves as Chair of the Social Events and Networking Committee, a subgroup of the New Lawyers Council of the New York City Bar Association.
Lindsay graduated, magna cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School, where she served as a Notes Editor of the Journal of International Law and received Honors recognition for her legal writing. She received her Bachelor of Science from Georgetown University’s Walsh School of Foreign Service, where she studied international relations and business.