Lindsey Olson Collins

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Associate

Washington, D.C.
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Overview

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®.

Experience

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

Recognitions

  • 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 2022)
    • 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.

Admissions

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

Education

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