Lyndsey Bechtel

Lyndsey's practice focuses on general liability claims defense, including bodily injury, contract disputes, property damage, labor and employment related claims. She litigates in New York and New Jersey, defending a variety of businesses, special interest groups, banks, credit unions, property owners, municipalities, manufacturers, and professionals. Lyndsey has achieved favorable verdicts and judgements for her clients, including the reported cases of Desena v. North Shore Hebrew Academy (2d Dept. 2014) and Mak v. BNN Fulton Flushing Owner LLC (N.Y. Sup. 2017).

Lyndsey is also experienced with transactional and environmental law. Before entering private practice, Lyndsey worked for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, advising members of the regulated community on environmental compliance. She is licensed to practice in New York, New Jersey and Oregon.


  • Lewis and Clark Law School, JD, 2010
  • University of Florida, BS, 2007; journalism, magna cum laude


  • New York
  • New Jersey
  • Oregon
  • United States District Courts: Eastern District of New York, Southern District of New York


  • "Addressing The Needs Of Our Nation’s Water Infrastructure Through Private Financing: A Path To Successful, Sustainable Development." ABA’s Climate Change, Sustainable Development, and Ecosystems Committee Newsletter, Vol.15, Nov. 4, August 2012; and Mealey's Litigation Report: Insurance, Vol.15 No. 4, August 2012.