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Lindsey Carr Siegler

Of Counsel


Lindsey’s practice is devoted to civil litigation with a focus on contract disputes, ERISA and insurance litigation, product liability claims, consumer matters and class actions. She also advises clients on anti-corruption issues, including compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, U.K. Bribery Act, and other international anti-corruption laws.


    • Regularly assists medical marijuana entities in Ohio with regulatory issues and litigation.
    • Assisted in securing defense verdict and favorable verdict on counterclaim for manufacturer accused of manufacturing defective pressure sensors that allegedly resulted in multi-million dollar recall campaign.
    • Regularly represents insurers in complex insurance coverage actions involving mass tort and environmental liability claims.
    • Trained management and staff personnel on anti-corruption issues in U.S., Canada (including Quebec), China, Australia and Brazil.
  • Education

    • Case Western Reserve University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2001
    • New York University School of Law, LL.M., 2003
    • Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism, B.S., 1997


    • State of Ohio
    • State of New York
  • Professional Affiliations

    • Ohio State Bar Association—Member (2003-Present)
    • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (2003-Present)

    Community Involvement

    • Fostering Hope – Event Planning Committee (2018-Present)
    • Cuyahoga County Family Dependency Treatment Court—Vice President (2011-Present)
    • Case Western Reserve University—Adjunct Associate Professor (2005-2006)
    • Case Western Reserve University School of Law Alumni Association—Board Member (2004-2006)
    • New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy—Articles Editor (2002-2003)
    • Case Western Reserve Law Review—Articles Editor (1999-2001)
    • Named to the Ohio Super Lawyers Rising Stars list (2010)
    • Order of the Coif, Case Western Reserve School of Law (2001)
    • "The "Illegality Defense" in Cannabis Contracts," Frantz Ward Client Alert (November 2019) 
    • "Ohio Supreme Court Considers Whether Spoilation Claim Requires Physical Destruction of Evidence," Frantz Ward News Item (January 2018)
    • “Disqualification, Disgorgement and Discipline as the Price of Disloyalty,” Ohio Lawyer Magazine (September/October 2016)
    • “Privilege and the Continued Pitfalls of Corporate Representative Depositions,” Association of Corporate Counsel (February 2016)
    • “Delay Damages in Legal Malpractice,” DRI Blog (February 2016)
    • “Is Insurer’s Claim to Recoup Overcharges by Healthcare Provider Governed by ERISA?” DRI’s ERISA Report (August 2015)
    • "Avoiding Malpractice: Terminating Lawyer-Client Relationships," Ohio Lawyer Magazine (January/February 2015)
    • Co-Author, "Full Coverage? Insurer's Claims Files and the Attorney-Client Privilege," Ohio Lawyer Magazine (July/August 2012)
    • “To Be or Not To Be? When Is a Putative Class Action No Longer A Class Action For Purposes of Jurisdiction Under the Class Action Fairness Act?” DRI’s For the Defense (April 2010)
    • “To Defer or Not To Defer: Plaintiff’s Choice of Forum in Class Action Litigation,” DRI’s The Voice (February 2009)
    • "Pain Management - Ways to Make Litigation Less Burdensome Before It Happens," Frantz Ward Litigation Panel Series, Cleveland, OH (September 2018)
    • “Mixing Legal and Business Advice,” Panelist, Frantz Ward Litigation Panel Series, Cleveland, OH (November 2017)
    • "What’s Trending in ERISA," ALFA International 2017 Insurance Law Roundtable Seminar, New York, NY (June 2017)