Michael Lindsay is a partner in the law firm of Dorsey & Whitney LLP, where he has practiced for over 30 years. He is co-chair of the Commercial Litigation and Antitrust Practice Groups at Dorsey. His practice focuses on antitrust matters, in litigation, M&A transactions, and client counseling. His antitrust practice has spanned numerous industries, including airlines, agriculture, consumer electronics, energy and electricity, food retailing, medical devices and medical equipment, and standards development. His broad litigation experience includes antitrust, patents and trademarks, securities, product liability, insurance coverage, and general commercial litigation.
Mr. Lindsay graduated from The University of Chicago Law School and Marquette University, and he also studied at the London School of Economics. After law school he clerked for Judge Richard Posner at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.
Mr. Lindsay is a member of the board of editors of Antitrust magazine. He was the Vice-Chair of the ABA Antitrust Section’s Trial Practice Committee (2004-2008) and Chair (2005-06) of the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Antitrust Section. He has taught antitrust as an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota Law School and the University of St. Thomas Law School.
Mr. Lindsay has written extensively on a variety of antitrust topics. His recent publications include Contact Lenses and Contact Sports: An Update on State RPM Laws, Antitrust Source (April 2017); Employers Beware: The DOJ and FTC Confirm that Naked Wage-Fixing and “No-Poaching” Agreements Are Per Se Antitrust Violations, Antitrust Source (Dec. 2016) (with Jaime Stilson and Rebecca Bernhard);
A Matter of Perspective: Joint Ventures and the Competitor Collaboration Guidelines, Antitrust, Vol. 30, No. 3, Summer 2016; Updating a Patent Policy: The IEEE Experience, CPI Antitrust Chronicle (March 2015, Issue 2) (with Konstantinos Karachalios); New Dimensions to the Patent Holdup Saga, Antitrust, Vol. 27, No. 2, Spring 2013; From the Prairie to the Ocean: More Developments in State RPM Law, Antitrust Source (August 2012); Safeguarding the Standard: Standards Organizations, Patent Hold-Up, and Other Forms of Capture, 57 Antit. Bull. 17 (2012).