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Lindsey C. Moorhead

Lindsey C. Moorhead

Biography

Lindsey C. Moorhead is an associate in the environmental law and litigation sections at Jackson Walker. Ms. Moorhead represents clients participating in site cleanup and remediation projects, including cost recovery and contribution actions, regulatory enforcement actions, and representation of potentially responsible parties (PRP) for both individual PRPs and as common counsel for PRP groups. Ms. Moorhead has actively represented clients in matters involving environmental litigation, including cases where she has obtained summary judgment on CERCLA liability.

Ms. Moorhead has negotiated consent decrees on behalf of PRPs with the Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Justice and defended governmental enforcement actions and claims involving natural resource damage, personal injury and property damage, and cost-recovery and indemnification. Ms. Moorhead works with clients, technical consultants, and engineers to ensure cost-effective and efficient site remediations while also working to ensure compliance with legal obligations.

In addition to a general civil litigation practice, Ms. Moorhead represents clients on pipeline matters, including negotiating easement amendments, encroachment and removal agreements, and termination and release of easement agreements, while also advising on related environmental considerations.


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Organization Membership

Ms. Moorhead is a member of the Houston Bar Association, the Houston Young Lawyers Association, and the American Bar Association.

Community Involvement

Ms. Moorhead is actively involved in the community, where she serves on the Houston Bar Association Auxiliary Scholarship Committee, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Calf Scramble Committee, the Houston Young Lawyers Association, the Houston Bar Association Environmental Law Section and Vice Chair for the American Bar Association—Environmental and Natural Resources Science and Technology Committee—Year in Review publication. Ms. Moorhead also serves on the South Texas College of Law Young Alumni Council.


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Speeches / Publications

  • Science and Technology, "Envt., Energy, and Res. The Year in Review 2015" (to be published in April 2016)
  • "I Need to Hire an Expert: Now What?!," Chevron Law Department, Lunch and Learn Series (August 2012)
  • Timber Ho!!! The Conflicting Views of Texas Timber as Community or Separate Property, 52 S. Tex. L. Rev. 639 (2011)


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  • Lindsey C. Moorhead
Associate
Houston Office
T: 713.752.4465
F: 713.754.6726

lmoorhead@jw.com
Practice Areas
Education

B.A., with special distinction, First Class Honors, University of Oklahoma
  • Kappa Tau Alpha Graduate
  • Phi Kappa Phi Graduate
  • Ambassador for the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication

J.D., cum laude, South Texas College of Law
  • South Texas Law Review, Editor-in-Chief (2010-2011), Assistant Articles Editor/Assistant Managing Editor (2009-2010)
  • Member, Order of the Lytae
  • Howard Warren Scholar, Dean's Scholar, Dean's Honor List
  • Honored as Most Outstanding Female Graduate (2011)
  • SBA President's Award (2011)
  • Civil Procedure Langdell Scholar
  • American Jurisprudence Awards: Civil Procedure, Family Law, Health Law
  • Intern for Judeg Jennifer Elrod—United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • Intern for Justice Michael massengale—Texas First Court of Appeals
  • Law Clerk for Judge Mark Davidson—11th District Court
Bar Admissions

  • 2011, Texas
Court Admissions

  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Courts for the Southern, Northern, Western, and Eastern District of Texas
 
 
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