Lindsay A.Hedrick


Dallas + 1.214.969.2985

Lindsay Hedrick is an experienced litigator, trial lawyer, and business counselor, advising clients in complex business lawsuits, employment litigation, and labor disputes. She has tried more than a dozen cases to verdict in state and federal courts and has arbitrated over 20 cases. Lindsay has experience in lawsuits involving the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), trade secrets and restrictive covenants, retaliation, and employment-related tort and contract claims. She routinely counsels employers on preventative measures, including reviewing policies and employee training programs, disciplinary actions, investigations, severance agreements, and workforce reductions.

She also regularly advises on and negotiates the labor and employment aspects of corporate transactions.

Lindsay has experience representing clients in qui tam whistleblower actions and government investigative matters involving the Department of Labor (DOL), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Department of Justice (DOJ), and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). She has represented companies in litigation involving alleged False Claims Act (FCA) violations and related retaliation claims. Lindsay has extensive experience conducting internal investigations of alleged sexual harassment and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) violations.

Lindsay presented oral arguments before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. In 2014, she took leave from Jones Day to prosecute criminal cases as an assistant district attorney in Dallas County.

Lindsay is experienced in media and public relations. She has served as co-chair of the Media Relations Committee for the Dallas Bar Association. While in law school, Lindsay worked for NBC in Washington, D.C. as a field producer.


  • Envoy Air victory over age discrimination claims upheld by Fifth CircuitJones Day obtained a victory at the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on behalf of Dallas-based Envoy Air Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group that flies under the American Eagle brand.
  • Wright Group sold Shadin Avionics to Gardner Standard LLCJones Day advised The Wright Group in the sale of Shadin, L.P., d/b/a Shadin Avionics, a global leader in aviation electronics (avionic) integration and data management solutions, to Gardner Standard LLC.
  • Seal for Life acquires Flame Control Coatings, Highland International, LifeLast, and US CoatingsJones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners ("ACP") on the four acquisitions by portfolio company Seal for Life of Flame Control Coatings, Highland International, LifeLast, and US Coatings, manufacturers of protective coating technologies.
  • Total acquires Toshiba's interest in Freeport LNGJones Day advised Total Gas & Power Asia Private Limited ("Total"), a subsidiary of Total S.A., in (i) its purchase of all of the outstanding shares of Toshiba America LNG Corporation ("TAL") from Toshiba America, Inc. ("TAI"), and (ii) its assumption of all LNG related agreements from Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions Corporation ("TESS").
  • Arsenal Capital Partners acquires HistoGeneX and Caprion BiosciencesJones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners on major investments in HistoGeneX and Caprion Biosciences and the subsequent combination of the two businesses.
  • Arsenal Capital Partners acquires Seal for Life Industries from Berry Global Group Inc. for $328 millionJones Day advised Arsenal Capital Partners on the $328 million acquisition of Seal for Life Industries from Berry Global Group Inc.
  • Chevron buys Pasadena Refining System for $350 million from Petrobras America Inc.Jones Day advised Chevron U.S.A. Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Chevron Corporation, in its purchase of all of the equity interests of Pasadena Refining System Inc. ("PRSI") and PRSI Trading, LLC from Petrobras America Inc. for $350 million, subject to adjustments for working capital.
  • Sempra Energy sells subsidiary to ArcLight Capital PartnersJones Day advised Sempra Energy in the sale of a Sempra subsidiary to ArcLight Capital Partners for $328 million in cash, subject to adjustments for working capital.
  • HomeAway prevails in tax dispute with Palm Beach County Tax CollectorJones Day defended HomeAway, Inc. in a Florida state court declaratory judgment action seeking to hold the travel and vacation home rental website liable for tourist development taxes.
  • National Response Corporation acquires Progressive Environmental Services, Inc. (also known as SWS Environmental Services)Jones Day advised long standing client J.F. Lehman & Company, a leading mid-market private equity firm focused on the defense, aerospace, and maritime sectors, in connection with the acquisition by portfolio company National Response Corporation of Progressive Environmental Services, Inc. (also known as SWS Environmental Services).
  • Proagrica acquires SST SoftwareJones Day advised Proagrica, a division of RELX Group, in its acquisition of SST Software, a precision agriculture information solutions company.
  • Rangeland Energy sells Rangeland Energy II to AndeavorJones Day represented Rangeland Energy in the sale of Rangeland Energy II, LLC to Tesoro Refining & Marketing Company LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Andeavor.
  • Rivian receives strategic investment from Sumitomo Corporation of AmericasJones Day advised Rivian in the strategic investment by Sumitomo Corporation of Americas.
  • SHV Energy acquires propane businesses of American Midstream Partners for $170 millionJones Day advised SHV Energy N.V. in the $170 million acquisition of the propane businesses (Pinnacle Propane, LLC, Alliant Gas, LLC and Pinnacle Propane Express, LLC) of American Midstream Partners, LP (“AMID”).
  • Flowchem acquired by KMG for $495 millionJones Day advised Flowchem LLC, a portfolio company of Arsenal Capital Partners, in its $495 million acquisition by KMG Chemicals, a leading global provider of specialty chemicals.
  • OGE wins summary judgment in wage-hour lawsuit concerning "on-call" timeJones Day won summary judgment for its client, Oklahoma Gas & Electric ("OGE"), in an FLSA wage-hour litigation matter in which five former area service linemen claimed that OGE violated the FLSA by failing to compensate them for time spent "on-call."
  • Health care services company successfully resolves FCA retaliation suitJones Day represented a health care services company in a suit brought by a former employee asserting claims of retaliation for allegedly investigating and reporting violations of the False Claims Act by the company.
  • IBM resolves claims arising from $157 million software solutions projectJones Day defended International Business Machines Corporation ("IBM") in a breach of contract dispute stemming from a $157 million software solutions project.
  • University system defends litigation by former studentsJones Day represented a university system in litigation filed by former students claiming that the system had misrepresented its status and plans for obtaining certain types of accreditation and future employment prospects for students.
  • Jones Day Dallas team tries municipal liability case in federal courtAt the end of 2009, Judge Barbara Lynn of the Northern District of Texas asked Jones Day to represent an indigent plaintiff, Tommy Aycock, in an "excessive force" case against the City of Dallas under section 1983 of the Civil Rights Act.
  • Speaking Engagements

    • June 26, 2020
      The Path to the U.S. Supreme Court's Decision in Bostock v. Clayton County and Where That Path May Lead
    • December 3, 2019
      The Workplace in the Age of Artificial Intelligence: Capitalizing on Automation and Augmentation While Managing Risks
    • November 15, 2019
      The Impact of AI on the Workforce of Tomorrow and on the HR Process Itself (Brown University & Citizens Bank Best Practices in AI Conference)
    • November 11, 2019
      Protecting Your Company from Overtime Suits
    • Sept. 12, 2019
      HR in the Age of Artificial Intelligence: Capitalizing on Automation and Augmentation While Managing Risks
    • Aug. 7, 2019
      Ethics Presentation to Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation Law Section of the Dallas Bar Association
    • May 15, 2019
      Gulf Coast Symposium on HR Issues - "Labor and Employment Laws Under the Trump Administration: Changes & Priorities"
    • February 26, 2019
      Bias in Artificial Intelligence Supported Decision Making
    • November 14, 2018
      Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Update at the Airline and Railway Labor and Employment Roundtable
    • October 30, 2018
      Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Legal Clinic, "Select Issues for Small Business Owners" - Employee Handbooks
    • June 18, 2018
      Employee Use of Prescription Opioids and Medical Marijuana—Legal Considerations Under the ADA, FMLA, and Drug Testing Laws
    • June 14, 2018
      Confronting the Opioid Emergency in the Workplace
    • May 30, 2018
      Risk Mitigation in the #metoo Era Webinar
    • May 22-23, 2018
      Avoiding Legal Landmines and Media Headlines in the #MeToo Era
    • April 11, 2018
      Sexual Harassment in the #MeToo Era: What Companies Need to Know
    • March 1, 2018
      Leadership and the Law in the #MeToo Era
    • September 14, 2017
      The Opioid Epidemic: Protecting Employees While Protecting the Workplace
    • June 28, 2017
      Moderator for the Dallas Counsel on Foreign Relations Forum, "David v. Goliath: Tang Energy Group Takes on AVIC, China’s Largest Defense Contractor"
    • May 12, 2017
      Veritas Women's Legal Forum, "Pay Equity Laws"
    • March 29, 2017
      Breakfast Series: Labor & Employment Hot Topics
    • March 28, 2017
      Breakfast Series: Labor & Employment Hot Topics
    • March 2017
      Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Legal Clinic, "Select Issues for Small Business Owners" - Employee Handbooks
    • January 26 - 27, 2017
      2017 Airline and Railway Labor and Employment Roundtable
    • July 2016
      An Ethics Update for Employment Lawyers
    • December 2014
      Five Practical Trial Tips From the Trenches
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