Lindsey Olson Collins

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Washington, D.C.
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Lindsey Collins is an experienced litigation associate and a member of BakerHostetler’s Antitrust and Competition practice as well as the firm’s Cartel and Government Antitrust Investigation Task Force. She has significant experience as white collar criminal defense counsel to individuals and companies facing confidential, high-stakes government investigations involving fraud, money laundering, bribery and other issues.

Lindsey has been responsible for large-scale document productions, planning and conducting internal investigations, preparing clients and company employees for government interviews and counseling clients through different stages of criminal proceedings. Her work has earned her recognition as a "Rising Star" in Corporate Investigations and White Collor Criminal Defense by the Legal 500 and mention as "One to Watch" in Criminal Defense: White Collar by The Best Lawyers In America®.


Government Investigations

  • Led response to grand jury subpoena in sweeping, multi-year criminal investigation in which the client was not charged. 
  • Successfully represented former precious metals trader through cooperation with DOJ in criminal antitrust and market manipulation probe. 
  • Represented global telecom company in DOJ investigation into suspected money laundering. First-chaired witness interviews and prepared company witnesses for DOJ interviews.

Internal Investigations

  • Investigated suspected media leaks for large public company, after which leaks ceased.
  • Independently handled as lead counsel investigation into theft by a former employee of a large nonprofit.

Recognitions and Memberships


  • The Legal 500 United States: Rising Star (2020 to 2021)
    • Corporate Investigations and White Collar Criminal Defense: Advice to Corporates
  • The Best Lawyers in America® "Ones to Watch" (2021 to 2023)
    • Criminal Defense: White Collar 

Pro Bono

  • Represented major city in COVID-19-related lawsuit against a purported medical equipment supplier. Led motion drafting and drafting of the settlement agreement.


  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • District of Columbia
  • New York


  • J.D., Fordham University School of Law, 2013, cum laude; Fordham Moot Court Program, Editor-in-Chief
  • A.B., Princeton University, 2008, cum laude


In The Blogs

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Antitrust Advocate
Is This the Beginning of a Sentencing Revolution?
By Lindsey Olson Collins
December 9, 2022
Third Circuit Limits Sentencing Guidelines to Actual Loss: Implications for Fraud and Possibly Antitrust Sentencing On Nov. 30, 2022, following the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2019 decision in Keiser v. Wilkie and contrary to the guidelines’ own...
Antitrust Advocate
DOJ Antitrust Brings First Criminal Monopolization Case in More Than 40 Years
By Lindsey Olson Collins, Carl W. Hittinger
November 4, 2022
Key Takeaways U.S. v. Nathan Nephi Zito is the first criminal monopolization case in more than 40 years, reversing the Antitrust Division’s practice of pursuing monopolization cases only civilly. The elements enumerated in the Zito plea...