Lindsay is a former federal prosecutor with extensive experience overseeing complex, high-stakes criminal cases and government investigations. Over the course of more than 15 years at the US Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois, Lindsay led prosecutions and investigations across a broad range of issues, including public corruption, bribery and extortion, mortgage, investment and healthcare grant fraud, theft of trade secrets, computer intrusion and civil rights violations, as well as mail, wire and bank fraud, money laundering, threats, narcotics conspiracies, and Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act violations. By the end of her tenure, Lindsay was the chief of the criminal division, supervising the work of approximately 150 prosecutors in nine criminal prosecution sections. Her responsibilities included approving investigations, charges, pleas and trial strategies for the most significant and high-profile prosecutions, as well as liaising with the Department of Justice and other law enforcement and regulatory agencies. She also supervised the district’s civil asset forfeiture program and oversaw an 18-week in-house training program for new prosecutors.
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