Gillian G. Lindsay has over a decade of experience representing clients ranging from closely held businesses to Fortune 100 companies across various industries and throughout every phase of commercial litigation. Gillian handles complex disputes involving breach of contract, consumer and business torts, trade secrets, labor and employment disputes, and trademark infringement.
Understanding the devastating effect litigation can have on a business, Gillian is determined to conserve valuable time, resources, and relationships. Gillian advises clients on strategies to minimize exposure, attain favorable settlements, and achieve other alternative dispute resolutions to avoid unnecessary litigation.
When litigation is necessary, she has the experience needed to protect her clients’ interests throughout the process. Gillian has successfully represented clients before trial and appellate courts, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) International Court of Arbitration, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Illinois Department of Human Rights, the Illinois Department of Labor, and Illinois Department of Employment Security.
Gillian’s litigation practice includes a focus on biometric privacy issues, specifically relating to the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”). As a member of the firm’s Biometric Privacy Practice Group, Gillian navigates emerging compliance issues and counsels clients on insurance coverage and claims options. With the increased risk of BIPA class-action litigation, she brings her experience representing clients in class actions across a wide range of legal issues to effectively defend and vindicate clients at trial, throughout pre-trial litigation, and during pre-litigation dispute resolution.