Biography

Lindsey C. Moorhead is an associate in the environmental section at Jackson Walker. She 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. Lindsey has actively represented clients in matters involving environmental litigation, including cases where she has obtained summary judgment on CERCLA liability.

Lindsey 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. She 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, Lindsey 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.

Community

  • Houston Bar Association, Auxiliary Scholarship Committee
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association
  • Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Calf Scramble Committee 
  • Houston Bar Association – Environmental Law Section
  • American Bar Association, Vice Chair
    • Environmental Committee
    • Natural Resources Science Committee
    • Technology Committee
    • Year in Review publication
  • South Texas College of Law Young Alumni Council

News & Events

  • News & Publications
  • Speeches

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)