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Lindsey Schmidt focuses her practice on complex and high-stakes litigation, drawing on her experience as a federal law clerk for the Honorable John M. Gerrard, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska. Lindsey has experience handling putative class actions, construction arbitrations, product liability claims, and corporate investigations.

Lindsey is dedicated to pro bono work, providing pro bono services to those seeking U.S. asylum and those with criminal appeals, among other clients.


  • Products liability and mass torts pharmaceutical
  • Medical device and health care litigation
  • Multidistrict litigation
  • Class and mass action litigation



  • Representation of product manufacturers in product liability actions in state and federal courts.
  • Obtained the dismissal of a punitive class action alleging claims of negligence, breach of the covenant of good faith and fair dealing, and violation of the Montana Consumer Protection Act.°
  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a health care company in a breach of contract dispute in federal court.°
  • Represented pro bono criminal defendant in the reversal of his criminal conviction. The Minnesota Court of Appeals agreed that the search and seizure of client violated his Fourth Amendment rights and his conviction was reversed.°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Schmidt prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

Recognition & Leadership

  • Team Member, a Law360 “Environmental Practice Group of the Year, 2022
  • Team Member, a Law360 “Product Liability Practice Group of the Year,” 2021-2022
  • Recognized, Minnesota State Bar Association, "North Star Lawyer," 2019 and 2021
  • Member, Missouri State Bar Association
  • Member, Minnesota Women Lawyers
  • Member, Federal Bar Association
  • Volunteer, Big Brothers & Big Sisters of America


  • B.A., Accounting, Augustana College
  • J.D., with high distinction, University of Nebraska, College of Law
    • Order of the Coif
    • Articles Editor, Nebraska Law Review
  • Hon. John M. Gerrard, U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska, 2017-2019
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri