Place of Employment: The Collins Law Firm, P.C.
Area of Practice: Bet-the-Company Litigation; Complex Commercial Litigation
Year of Admittance: 2017 (Illinois); 2013 (Iowa)
CBA Involvement: Assistant Editor of YLS Journal (Present), Administrator of the YLS Blog @thebar (Present), Vice-Chair of the Corporate Practice Committee (2017 – 2018).
A Paragraph Describing Your Professional Background: Lindsey L. Purdy is an associate attorney and trial lawyer at the Collins Law Firm, P.C., where she concentrates her practice on Bet-the-Company and other complex commercial litigation. Prior to her time at the Collins Law Firm, P.C., Purdy practiced general commercial and bankruptcy litigation in Chicago. Purdy is a former law clerk to the Chief Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Iowa the Hon. Anita L. Shodeen. Purdy has extensive courtroom experience and has won over one hundred dispositive motions and first-chaired trials on behalf of large financial services clients.
A Paragraph Describing Your Interests When You Aren’t Billing or Blogging: When not billing or blogging, Lindsey can be found wine tasting, volunteering, shopping, or walking her dachshund in the Western Suburbs.
Best Thing about Being a Lawyer: Being a counselor and an advocate provides you the rare opportunity to work with phenomenal entrepreneurs and individuals who wake up every day to change the world. My clients’ passion for their work inspires me and affords me the privilege to learn their business as well as they do. There is never a dull moment!