Lindsey B. Cherner

Associate, New York



Lindsey Cherner represents clients with complex commercial litigation and arbitration disputes, including fraud, breach of contract, adversary bankruptcy litigation, and corporate guidance. She also represents and regularly advises Facebook Ireland, Instagram, and other affiliated entities in international litigation and regulatory investigations concerning defamation, hate speech, intermediary liability, and invasion of privacy and data protection claims under the GDPR.

Additionally, Lindsey has been active in representing a variety of pro bono clients, including achieving an unprecedented $600 million settlement on behalf of schoolchildren in Flint, Michigan poisoned by lead water, drafting and arguing a criminal appeal in New York State court, and drafting an amicus brief on behalf of the Center for Investigative Reporting.

Lindsey graduated a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar from Columbia Law School, where she also served as the Executive Articles Editor for the Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts ("JLA"). Her note entitled "None of Your Business: Protecting the Right to Write Anonymous Business Reviews Online" was published in the 40th volume of the JLA.

Prior to law school, Lindsey majored in print journalism at the University of Texas at Austin. While studying journalism, she was a life and arts reporter for multiple daily news publications in Texas and New York.

Bars and Courts
New York State Bar
Texas State Bar
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
Columbia Law School
The University of Texas at Austin



None of Your Business: Protecting the Right to Write Anonymous Business Reviews Online, 40 COLUM. J.L. & ARTS 471 (2017).

Awards and Recognition

Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar

Executive Articles Editor, Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts