Lindsey A. White




Lindsey A. White

Phone: 410-843-3472
Fax: 410-752-8861

Lindsey White is an experienced litigator who represents management in employment cases in state and federal court, and before state, federal, and local administrative agencies. She represents a wide range of clients including nonprofits, health care institutions, government contractors, and insurance companies. She has successfully tried cases before juries.

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Lindsey works closely with clients to develop strategies to address employment claims, including recommending and providing representation in mediation or settlement negotiations.

In addition to her litigation practice, she also advises companies on a wide range of personnel issues. Lindsey also provides employment training to management and employees.

Before joining Shawe Rosenthal, Lindsey was a Senior Trial Attorney for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, where she litigated cases arising under Title VII, Americans with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the Equal Pay Act. While at the EEOC, Lindsey was detailed as a Senior Attorney Advisor/Special Assistant to Commissioner Charlotte Burrows.

Following law school graduation, Lindsey was a judicial clerk for the Honorable Patricia Minaldi in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. Lindsey graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maryland School of Law, where she was a member of the Order of the Coif and notes and comments editor for the Maryland Law Review.

Active in the American Bar Association’s Technology in Labor & Employment Committee, Lindsey was recently appointed to the position of Chair for the Programming Committee (management-side). Lindsey also serves on the Maryland State Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Council. She was also a member of the University of Maryland School of Law Alumni Board for two terms.

Practice Areas

  • Accommodations – Disability and Religion
  • Discrimination, Harassment, and Retaliation
  • Employment, Non-Compete/Non-Solicit, Confidentiality and Severance Agreements
  • Employment Litigation, including Complex Class and Collective Actions
  • FMLA/ADA Workers’ Compensation Leave Management
  • Human Resources Advice and Counseling
  • Independent Contractor Issues
  • Personnel Policies, Procedures Handbooks
  • Training
  • Unfair Competition, Restrictive Covenants and Trade Secrets Litigation
  • Wage and Hour Compliance and Litigation
  • Whistleblower Actions


  • Recipient The Daily Record Leading Women 2014
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018


  • American Bar Association
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association


  • University of Maryland School of Law (J.D. 2007, magna cum laude)
  • Order of the Coif
  • Maryland Law Review, Notes and Comments Editor
  • Miami University, (B.A., 2002, magna cum laude)
  • Member, Kappa Alpha Theta

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland



We are delighted to announce that all of our partners were listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2022, an extremely rare accomplishment

Parker Thoeni and Lindsey White authored “Employer Mandatory Vaccination Policies in the Time of COVID-19: Practical Considerations for Employers, Particularly Those in Healthcare”

Shawe Rosenthal Complimentary Webinar: “The 'New Normal' of Remote Work? What Employers Need to Know"

Eric Hemmendinger and Teresa Teare Successfully Defeat a Motion for Conditional Certification

Lindsey A. White Moderated a Panel Presentation, “Marijuana in the Workplace,” which was part of the American Bar Association National Symposium on Technology in Labor and Employment Law

Lindsey A. White and Courtney B. Amelung won a motion to dismiss in federal court on behalf of a medical center

Lindsey A. White presented “Remote Work and Politics/Social Media in the Workplace” to the Healthcare Council

Shawe Rosenthal Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers

Parker E. Thoeni, Lindsey A. White, and Chad M. Horton presented a webinar, “The COVID-19 Vaccine is Here: What’s Next for Employers?”

"It’s the Holiday Season – Can Employers Restrict Personal Travel?” or Letting Them Go” Blog Featured

Employer Mandatory Vaccination Policies in the Time of COVID-19: Practical Considerations for Health Care Employers Article

Lindsey A. White Appointed Programming Chair for ABA

COVID-19 and Beyond: The Top Labor and Employment Law Issues of 2020

Lindsey A. White was a presenter for the Maryland State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section’s “Legal Summit Series"

Lindsey A. White authored “COVID-19 antibody testing: Useful screening tool or impermissible medical examination?”

Lindsey A. White was a speaker at “Legal Considerations for Reopening”

The New Normal: Considerations for Resuming and Continuing Operations During a Pandemic

Fiona W. Ong and Lindsey A. White conducted a webinar, “Bringing Them Back or Letting Them Go”

Lindsey A. White authored an article, “How may ‘non-essential’ Md. businesses operate?”

Lindsey White was quoted in a December 3, 2019 Daily Record article

Mark Swerdlin and Lindsey White Successfully Secured a Summary Judgment on Behalf of a Health Care Client

Lindsey White and Paul Burgin were Successful in Defending Discrimination Suit for Non-Profit

Maryland Chamber Task Force

Lindsey White Moderated a Discussion on Marijuana in the Workplace

Lindsey A. White moderated a panel on Biometrics and Privacy in the Workplace

Parker E. Thoeni and Lindsey A. White Won a Dismissal

Lindsey White Won Dismissal in State Court

Mark Swerdlin and Lindsey White Won a Complete Defense Verdict

Lindsey White spoke to Women, Leadership, and Equality fellows at the University of Maryland School of Law

Lindsey A. White Won Dismissal of Discrimination and Retaliation Claims

Lindsey White Is Promoted to Partner

Lindsey A. White was reelected Secretary of the Alumni Board for the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

Gary L. Simpler and Lindsey A. White presented a session on “Sexual Harassment: The “#METOO” Movement”

Shelby Skeabeck moderated a panel, on which Lindsey A. White served as a panelist, at the annual American Bar Association National Symposium on Technology in Labor and Employment Law

Gary L. Simpler and Lindsey A. White presented a session on “Sexual Harassment: The “#METOO” Movement”

Conference-“Sexual Harassment: The “#METOO” Movement”

Super Lawyers Recognizes Shawe Rosenthal Attorneys

Teresa Teare and Lindsey White Get UI Ruling Overturned

Article – "Is Setting Pay Based on Prior Salary the Same as Setting Pay Based on Sex?"

Webinar – "Managing Cancer and Other Chronic Diseases in the Workplace."

Article - "Discrimination based on sexual orientation: Not the "principal evil" but protected by Title VII nonetheless?"

Article – "Handling EEOC Systemic and Individual Discrimination Investigations and Litigation."

Victory. Teresa D. Teare and Lindsey A. White won summary judgment for a technology company in a federal disability discrimination case.

Experienced Associate Joins Shawe Rosenthal