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Lindsey Olson

Lindsey Olson

Associate

Lindsey A. Olson is an associate in the Litigation Department and a member of the firm’s White Collar Defense & Investigations group. She represents clients in a variety of complex litigation matters, both criminal and civil. Her work has included assisting individual and corporate clients through investigations in cooperation with law enforcement, and representing clients in complex contract, securities and discovery disputes.

Prior to joining Proskauer, Lindsey was a judicial intern for the Honorable James C. Francis, IV of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. At Fordham University School of Law, she was editor-in-chief of the Fordham Moot Court Board and an associate editor of the Fordham Urban Law Journal and Fordham Law Dispute Resolution Society. Lindsey and her team took first place in the National Criminal Procedure Moot Court Tournament hosted by University of San Diego School of Law in 2011.

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Senate Considers Potential Changes to ECPA to Ease Access to Electronic Data Across Borders

Terrorist attacks, most recently in London and Manchester, England, have raised the pressure on law enforcement and lawmakers in countries like the U.K. and the U.S., to proactively intercept and interrupt terrorist communications. On May 24, members of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism addressed practical issues regarding warrants for overseas data … Continue Reading

Proskauer Attorneys Pen Cover Article for New York Law Journal’s White-Collar Crime Special Report

Proskauer partner Joshua M. Newville and associate Lindsey A. Olson recently wrote the lead article for New York Law Journal’s White-Collar Crime special report. In the article, they discuss how proposed amendments to the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 could affect financial fraud investigations by the SEC and DOJ.  For more information, please read … Continue Reading

10 Takeaways from Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates’ Remarks at the 2016 New York City Bar Association White Collar Crime Conference

This week, Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates delivered remarks at the New York City Bar Association reflecting on the eight months since the release of the “Yates Memo,” or as Deputy AG Yates prefers, the “Individual Accountability Policy” (“the Policy”).  The Policy’s release in September 2015 followed prolonged criticism over a perceived lack of … Continue Reading

SEC Accepts DC Circuit’s Decision Vacating Retroactive Punishment

Following the D.C. Circuit’s July 14, 2015 decision in Koch et al. v. Securities and Exchange Commission, No. 14-1134 (D.C. Cir. July 14, 2015), which held that the SEC could not retroactively punish an investment advisor for conduct that occurred prior to the enactment of the statute authorizing the punishment, the SEC announced last week … Continue Reading
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