Lindsey advises clients on export controls, economic and trade sanctions, antiboycott laws, and customs and import laws. She has worked with clients in the oil and gas, hydrographic survey, chemicals, aerospace, defense, electronics, manufacturing, and not-for-profit sectors. 

Lindsey regularly assists clients with identifying export licensing requirements; developing export licensing strategies; reviewing technology transfer controls; determining the export jurisdiction and classification of equipment and technology; and responding to government inquiries. She has extensive experience in advising clients on compliance with U.S. sanctions, particularly with respect to Russia, Iran, Cuba, and Venezuela. Lindsey also has considerable experience in conducting internal investigations and making voluntary disclosures to the Commerce, State, and Treasury Departments.

Lindsey’s work on customs matters includes tariff classification, tariff mitigation strategies, country of origin determinations, NAFTA origin verification, and valuation. She also prepares prior disclosures and responses to CBP inquiries, seizure notices, and penalty notices.

Lindsey routinely helps companies with proactive compliance matters, such as developing or enhancing compliance policies and procedures, conducting risk assessments, and providing training.

Lindsey earned her J.D. in 2013 from the University of Houston Law Center, where she served as a notes and comments editor for the Houston Journal of International Law. She was also a judicial intern at the Texas Court of Appeals Fourteenth District and at the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas. Prior to attending law school, Lindsey worked in the audit group at a national accounting firm and earned her license as a Certified Public Accountant.

  • Assisted in leading an international internal investigation for an offshore oilfield services company and making multiple voluntary disclosures to the Commerce, State, and Treasury Departments.
  • Developed export license strategy for hydrographic survey company with a large volume of controlled exports from numerous countries.
  • Prepared and implemented compliance policies and procedures for aircraft parts manufacturer.
  • Seconded to media conglomerate to assist with export and sanctions compliance risk assessment.
  • Assisted military goods manufacturer with U.S. export jurisdiction and classification assessments for hardware and technology, including the preparation of Commodity Jurisdiction determinations and CCATS requests.
  • Conducted U.S. de minimis controlled content analyses for finished goods produced by the foreign manufacturing locations of a U.S. military and consumer goods company.
  • Advised research institutions on collaborations involving embargoed countries.
  • Conducted export and sanctions risk assessment of chemicals manufacturer and exporter.
  • Advised pipeline company on export reporting requirements.
  • Advised multiple energy companies on the impact of transacting with Russian entities on the Treasury Department’s Sectoral Sanctions Identifications List both in and outside of Russia.
  • Assisted oilfield services company with successfully collecting payment from joint venture involving a sanctioned Venezuelan entity.
  • Advised electronics manufacturer on tariff mitigation strategies in light of Section 301 tariffs on imports from China.
  • Advised capital goods manufacture on managing its supply chain to mitigate the impact of Section 232 tariffs on steel.
  • Prepared responses to CBP NAFTA origin verifications for an aluminum producer.
  • Prepared prior disclosure involving complex valuation issues for an importer of recycled materials.
  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, a Thomson Reuters service (2019)
  • WorldECR Awards: Young Practitioner of the Year – Highly Commended, 2017

  • Women’s Energy Network
  • Houston Bar Association, International Law Section