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Lindsay M. Rinehart

Attorney

Lindsay M. Rinehart

Lindsay M. Rinehart is an Associate with Brody and Associates. She joined the firm in 2016 and represents employers in Labor, Employment and Benefits law matters.

Prior to her work at Brody and Associates, Lindsay worked as a Law Clerk at the Franchise World Headquarters for Subway in Milford, CT. In the Franchise Disclosures and Contracts Department, she researched international laws, modified corporate documents and procedures, and worked with attorneys from all over the World to ensure compliance abroad.  Lindsay currently sits on the Labor and Employment Law Council for the Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA) and is the Program Chair of the Westport-Weston Chapter of the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA).  

Professional or Trade Affiliations

  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Program Chair of the Westport-Weston Chapter of the Connecticut Bar Association (CBA)
  • Young Lawyers Section
  • Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA), Labor and Employment Law Council

Publications

  • What Employers Can Learn From Ride-Sharing Employee Vs. Independent Contractor Debate, Rockland County Business Journal, July 2019
  • Paid Family Leave: A Headache for Connecticut Small Businesses, Connecticut Law Tribune, June 2019
  • CT Employers: State Legislative Initiatives in the Works for 2019, Connecticut Law Tribune, March 2019
  • Spotting Clients’ Labor and Employment Mistakes, Accounting Today, March 2019
  • OSHA Citations: Hope You’ve Got a Good Defense, Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA), March 2019
  • PTO for the WIN: Why Businesses Should Make the Switch, New York Law Journal, November 2018
  • Too Little, Too Latte: What Businesses Should Take Away From the Starbucks Predicament, New York Law Journal, July 2018
  • New Bill Would Prohibit Arbitration Agreements Covering Sexual Harassment, Gender Discrimination, Connecticut Law Tribune, March 2018
  • Merely having a Sexual Harassment Policy is Not Enough, Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA), March 2018
  • Employers Beware! Your Opt-Out Arrangements Might Mean You’re Not Offering ‘Affordable’ Health Care, New York Law Journal, February 2018
  • Treatise: The Developing Labor Law, co-contributor with Robert G. Brody, 2017
  • The Equal Pay Act, Corporate Counselor, September 2017
  • The Equal Pay Act, Employment Law Strategist, August 2017
  • The Blunt Truth for Employers about Medical Marijuana, Fairfield County Business Journal, July 2017
  • Treatise: The Developing Labor Law, co-contributor with Robert G. Brody, 2016

Speaking Engagements and Seminar Presentations

  • Maintaining an Harassment-Free Environment (Connecticut 2019)
  • The Top Five Most Common Human Resources Mistakes (Connecticut 2018)

Professional Recognition

Westfair Communications Milli Award

In 2018, Lindsay was selected to receive an Milli Award.  Sponsored by Westfair Communications, the parent company of the Westchester and Fairfield County Business Journals and WAG magazine, the Milli Awards serve as a way to recognize standout local young professionals aged 21 to 34.  Lindsay was recognized for being an exceptional millennial who has the ability to change the world by way of her community involvement.

Community Involvement

  • Program Chair, Westport-Weston Chapter of the Connecticut Bar Association (July 2018-present)
  • Volunteer Attorney, Pro Bono Partnership (May 2018-present)
  • Labor and Employment Law Council, Connecticut Business and Industry Association (CBIA) (August 2017-present)
  • Make a Child Smile Foundation of the Hudson Valley, volunteer, 2005-present
  • American Cancer Association, volunteer, 2005-present
  • Down Syndrome Association of the Hudson Valley, volunteer, 2014-2016

Personal Background

Lindsay lives in Danbury, Connecticut with her dog, Toby and her cat, Nala.  In her free time, Lindsay enjoys painting, attending baseball games, and spending warm days boating on Candlewood Lake.

Expanded Education

  • Quinnipiac University School of Law, Juris Doctor, May 2016, Cum Laude
    • Distinguished Academic Achievement Award (Highest Grade)
      • Business Organization
      • Visual Persuasion in the Law
      • Insurance Law
    • Graduate Award for Excellence in Clinical Work
    • Graduate Award for Superior Classroom Performance
    • COPE Community Service Club
    • Family Law Society
    • Admissions Ambassador
    • Yale Sappern Fellow at Bridgeport Superior Court (assisting pro se litigants with navigating through court procedures and making necessary filings)
  • State University of New York at Oswego (SUNY), B.A. Political Science, Concentration in American Politics and Government, Minor in Public Justice, May 2012, Cum Laude
    • President’s List, 2012
    • Dean’s List, 2010- 2011
    • Member, Pi Sigma Alpha – The National Political Science Honor Society
    • Member, Alpha Delta Omega – The National Public Justice Honor Society