Overview

Lindsay Neinast counsels employers and litigates cases in federal and state courts and administrative tribunals across the country. Lindsay has experience litigating broad employment and labor disputes, including wrongful discharge, defamation, negligent supervision, and breach of contract claims, as well as claims based upon:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act
  • The False Claims Act
  • The D.C. Family and Medical Leave Act
  • The D.C. Human Rights Act
  • The D.C. Whistleblower Protection Act
  • The D.C. Revised Uniform Arbitration Act

Additionally, Lindsay frequently conducts internal investigations into allegations of employee misconduct, including sexual harassment.

While at Littler, Lindsay’s select representative matters have included:

  • Obtained summary judgment in matter involving D.C. wage and hour and overtime violations in D.C. Superior Court
  • Obtained temporary restraining order in U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland against former employee/executive to prevent executive from violating terms of non-compete agreement and misappropriating trade secrets
  • Successfully defeated motion for temporary restraining order in trade secret and unfair competition matter in Delaware Court of Chancery
  • Obtained dismissal with prejudice of sensitive sexual harassment matter brought in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
  • Argued and obtained favorable ruling in discovery dispute in U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware
  • Successfully argued and obtained dismissals and favorable rulings on several motions and a trial in D.C. Superior Court
  • Obtained dismissals and no cause findings following administrative investigations

Prior to joining Littler, Lindsay was an assistant attorney general at the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia, where she served as lead counsel in complicated employment matters brought in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and D.C. Superior Court. Lindsay gained extensive trial experience winning jury trials, handling temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction hearings, and achieving favorable outcomes in numerous labor arbitrations and evidentiary hearings. She also consistently obtained results for her clients through filing successful dispositive motions and representing her clients’ interests at mediations. Outside of the courtroom, Lindsay frequently counseled clients on implementing disciplinary actions and leave policies, and led training on litigation avoidance and compliance with federal and local anti-discrimination statutes.

Lindsay achieved a certificate in employee benefits from Georgetown University Law Center in 2017. During law school, she was a legal intern for Vice Chancellor Donald F. Parsons, Jr. with the Delaware Court of Chancery, where she worked on executive compensation litigation.

Recognition

Recipient, ABA/BNA Award for Excellence in Labor & Employment

University of Richmond

2010

Recipient, Peggy Browning Labor Law Scholarship

University of Richmond

2010

Finalist, 12th Annual Entertainment Law Initiative Essay Competition

University of Richmond

2010

News, Analysis & Press

Delaware chapter update, contributing editor

Duty of Loyalty: A State-by-State Survey, Fifth Edition, Bloomberg BNA

2016

Recorded Music is an Incredibly Tough Business in China - But, it Should Be Incredible

30 LOY. L.A. ENT. L. REV. 577

2010

Speaking Engagements

ADA and FMLA Leaves of Absences

International Municipal Lawyers Association, Washington, D.C.

March 31, 2019

Education

  • J.D., University of Richmond School of Law, 2010cum laude
  • B.S., University of Texas, 2007With High Honors

Bar Admission

District of Columbia
Virginia
Delaware

Courts

  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia