Lindsay Raymond

Lindsay Raymond is an experienced management-side labor and employment law attorney who counsels public and private employers regarding workplace and personnel compliance, including, without limitation, policy development and implementation, hiring, employment and collective bargaining agreements, performance management, separation, wage and hour issues, equal employment opportunity/discrimination/harassment matters, equity and inclusion, disability and pregnancy and religious accommodations, leave issues, safety compliance, restrictive covenants and trade secret matters, contract and business tort disputes, and employment litigation and labor arbitration.

As a mother of two daughters and a business owner, Lindsay knows what it is like to worry about the things that matter most. As an attorney, she passionately protects her clients’ interests and takes their worries so that they can get back to doing what is most important to them – running their businesses.

With a background in musical theatre, Lindsay is a trained communicator, thrives under pressure, and is skilled at thinking on her feet. Her clients depend on Lindsay to perform at a high level, clearly communicate risks, and craft creative and effective solutions. Lindsay is accessible and thorough, and provides her clients peace of mind in times of heightened stress and worry.

As a trusted advisor, Lindsay listens and collaborates with her clients to identify potential issues and implement strategies to mitigate risk and protect their interests. Lindsay advises clients regarding state and federal laws governing the workplace, including, but not limited to, compliance in the areas of hiring, performance management, discipline, termination, discrimination, disability and pregnancy and religious accommodation, and eave and wages. She prepares and revises employee handbooks and personnel policies, conducts internal investigations and workplace culture assessments, and provides training to management and personnel when necessary. Lindsay also counsels both large and small employers in the negotiation and preparation of consulting, independent contractor, employment, separation, trade secret and intellectual property, and non-competition agreements.

As a litigator, Lindsay passionately advocates and defends her clients’ interests before state and federal courts and administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor, the Michigan Department of Civil Rights, and the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency.

Lindsay is admitted to practice in Michigan, Virginia, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan and Virginia, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. She is a member of the Michigan and Virginia State Bar Associations, the Society for Human Resource Management, the Traverse Area Human Resources Association, and Impact100 Traverse City.

Lindsay is the President of Impact100 Traverse City and a Trustee of the Board of Directors for the Old Town Playhouse. She is a frequent presenter and contributor for numerous organizations and publications. Lindsay was named to the Traverse City Business News’ 40 Under 40 List of the region’s most influential leaders for six consecutive years.

Outside of work, Lindsay enjoys singing, being on the lake, and having adventures with her husband, Andrew, their two daughters, and their bernedoodle, Gussie.


College of William & Mary – School of Law, J.D.

Ohio Northern University, B.F.A. with High Distinction, Musical Theatre and Criminal Justice

Over 14 theatre productions, including Sandy in Grease, Pamina in Mozart’s The Magic Flute, Cinderella in Into The Woods, and Princess Winnifred in Once Upon A Mattress

“Lindsay’s advice and guidance have been invaluable. Even though her office is over 800 miles away in Northern Michigan, she is considered an essential part of our company.”

— Alleghany Warehouse Company