Lindsey Sullivan

Counsel

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  • JD, cum laude, Northwestern University School of Law, 2011; notes editor, Northwestern University Law Review; Jessup International Moot Court
  • Bachelor of Commerce, with Distinction, McGill University, 2006

Qualifications

  • Illinois, 2011
  • New York, 2013
  • Honorable Marvin E. Aspen, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (2011 - 2012)

Lindsey Sullivan

Counsel

Lindsey Sullivan focuses her practice on securities enforcement matters, including representing investment advisers in connection with Securities & Exchange Commission examinations, investigations, and enforcement actions. Lindsey also has significant experience assisting companies in responding to a wide range of legal issues resulting from data security breaches, including responding to regulators and class action plaintiffs, as well as overseeing forensic investigations and preservation efforts. She has also assisted companies regarding compliance with anti-corruption laws and U.S. export control and economic sanction regulations.

Prior to joining the firm, Lindsey served as a law clerk to the Hon. Marvin E. Aspen of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Experience

  • Counseled numerous investment advisers and fund managers in connection with SEC examinations and enforcement matters, including responses to exams, deficiency letters, and investigative subpoenas.
  • Represented international financial services firms, hedge funds, and individual traders in SEC, CFTC, and CME investigations into trading activities.
  • Represented major chain in defending against all third-party claims arising from a payment card incident. 
  • Represented major retailer in responding to card brand inquiries stemming from a data security breach.
  • Assisted with the creation and execution of preservation and collection strategies following high-profile data breach.
  • Assisted Criminal Justice Act appointed counsel in representation of criminal defendant charged with conspiracy, including at jury trial and appeal to Second Circuit.
  • Represented groups of professional economists and law scholars as amici curiae to Supreme Court in two key immigration cases.

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