Lindsay C. Demaree

Associate

demareel@ballardspahr.com
Tel 702.868.7514
Fax 702.471.7070
Las Vegas

Lindsay C. Demaree is an associate in the firm's Litigation Department focusing on consumer financial services litigation and commercial litigation involving consumer finance, real estate, and contract claims. She regularly represents financial institutions in actions involving contract disputes, mortgage disputes, lien priority issues, as well as federal and state consumer protection laws such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. Lindsay also has experience defending negligence and product liability tort claims for a wide array of clients, including tire manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, and common carriers.

Representative Matters

  • Obtained voluntary dismissal of class action lawsuit claiming impermissible credit pulls under the the Fair Credit Reporting Act
  • Obtained voluntary dismissal of named plaintiff’s claims in class action lawsuit alleging violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act
  • Successfully prosecuted mortgage lender's petition to overturn mediation decision so lender could foreclose on its collateral
  • Played a key role in drafting jury instructions, trial briefs, and post-trial motions in $2 billion pharmaceutical product liability case that resulted in a full defense jury verdict for client
  • Defended individuals against business tort claims arising from a dispute over the Skywalk, the glass bridge overlooking Grand Canyon West
  • Played a prominent role in defending a tire manufacturer against double wrongful death claims
  • Represented a financial management company in an interpleader action, successfully recovering attorneys' fees for her client over the objections of three other parties
  • Worked on first-party insurance bad faith claims and disputes involving insurance agents

Judicial Externships

Judicial extern, Hon. Philip M. Pro, U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada

Judicial extern, Hon. Bruce A. Markell, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada

Professional Activities

Member, State Bar of Nevada

Member, Clark County Bar Association

Contributing Editor, Communiqué, Official Journal of the Clark County Bar Association

Member, Howard D. McKibben Inn of Court

Recognition & Accomplishments

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, 100 Hours Club, 2014

Super Lawyers, Mountain States "Rising Star," 2012-2017

Nevada Business Magazine, "Best Up and Coming," 2013-2014; "Top 150," 2012, 2015; "Legal Elite," 2016-2017

Recent Publications

Co-author, "Alleged FCRA Violation Sufficiently Concrete for Article III Standing, Ninth Circuit Holds in Spokeo II," Ballard Spahr alert, August 17, 2017

Co-author, "FCRA Class Plaintiff Lacked Concrete Informational Injury Required for Standing Under Spokeo, Fourth Circuit Holds," Ballard Spahr alert, May 19, 2017

Co-author, "Nevada Supreme Court Holds HOA Foreclosure Statute Constitutional, Splits with Ninth Circuit," Ballard Spahr alert, February 3, 2017

Co-author, "Eleventh Circuit Weighs In on the FCRA’s Furnisher Investigation Requirement," Ballard Spahr alert, August 2, 2016

Co-author, "Flurry of FCRA Complaints Recently Filed in Nevada Courts," Ballard Spahr alert, October 9, 2015 

Co-author, "Nevada Supreme Court Addresses Private Sale Through Receivership," Ballard Spahr Legal alert, March 13, 2015

UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law (J.D. 2010, magna cum laude)
Articles Editor, Nevada Law Journal; Recipient, full academic scholarship; CALI Award for Community Law: Climate Impact Planning Seminar

Yale University (B.A. 2005)

Nevada