Attorney Lindsey R. Johnson manages all aspects of civil litigation on behalf of businesses, employers and municipalities, culminating in representation of clients in matters involving the following areas: municipal law, employment law, banking, bankruptcy, commercial litigation, real property, insurance law, and negligence. Lindsey routinely drafts and argues dispositive motions invoking governmental immunity and defending against lawsuits brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, First Amendment, Whistleblower Protection Act, among other claims. She also has experience in defending clients against class actions. Her litigation experience includes:
Lindsey focuses her practice on municipal law, business and employment matters. The aspect of her chosen profession that Lindsey enjoys the most is acting as an advisor and advocate to our clients. She strategizes for the best solution to a problem, which is not always in litigation. Lindsey is a member of the Oakland County Bar municipal law section and is an Oakland County case evaluator. She has presented before the Oakland County Bar Association – municipal law section and the Oakland County Bar Association Youth Council on First Amendment topics involving Schools and Municipalities. She has also presented at past Michigan Banking Association’s Risk Management & Compliance Institutes and firm tax symposiums.
Lindsey is a 2001 graduate of Michigan State University, James Madison College and a 2003 cum laude graduate and recipient of the Eugene Krasicky Award of WMU – Thomas M. Cooley Law School, where she served as a Scholarly Writing Teachers Assistant and as a Subsite Editor of Law Review. Lindsey is also published: Legislators and Grandparents, May I Have Your Attention: There is No Time for Grandparenting Time! A Casenote Focusing on the Michigan Court of Appeals Decision in DeRose v. DeRose, 19 Thomas M. Cooley L. Rev. 387 (April 1,2003).