Caroline Lindsay serves as Senior Counsel and Co-Chair of the Appeals & Critical Motions practice group. She helps clients navigate significant legal issues in complex civil litigation, with a special focus on dispositive motions and appeals.
From high-profile disputes attracting nationwide media coverage to discrete investigations, Caroline has effectively advocated for her client’s interests in a wide variety of contexts and before courts at every level of the judiciary, including state and federal courts of appeals and the United States Supreme Court. She specializes in arguing and drafting briefs and motions at both the trial level and on appeal, and her experience covers a broad array of subject areas, including tort law, statutory and constitutional interpretation, contract law, class actions, government regulation, employment law, and legal ethics.
Prior to joining Hilgers Graben, Caroline served as a law clerk to Justice Clarence Thomas of the Supreme Court of the United States, Judge Gregory G. Katsas of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and Judge Diane S. Sykes of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Caroline began her career in private practice in the Washington D.C. offices of Consovoy McCarthy PLLC and Jones Day. While practicing in the district, Caroline also served as an adjunct professor in the Supreme Court Clinic of the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University.
Caroline now resides near Chicago with her husband Steven, who is also an attorney, and their two sons.