Nicole Lindquist

Nicole Lindquist is an experienced antitrust lawyer whose practice focuses on civil and criminal investigations, merger clearance, counseling, compliance and litigation. She regularly practices before the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission. Ms. Lindquist has counseled clients through complex issues of first impression and vigorously challenged transactions. She also enjoys partnering with clients to develop practical business solutions.

Ms. Lindquist works on cutting-edge issues across a variety of complex industries, including technology, patent, agricultural biotechnology, energy and automotive parts. In 2018, she completed a secondment at a technology start-up. In 2011, she completed a secondment at a multinational agricultural biotechnology corporation. Ms. Lindquist has an active pro bono practice, including representing Holocaust survivors petitioning for pensions from Germany.

While pursuing her legal education, Ms. Lindquist served as a legislative extern for US Senator Patty Murray, and for the Office of the Solicitor at the US Department of Labor.


  • Named a Washington DC "Rising Star" in the 2016–2019 editions of Super Lawyers for her antitrust litigation practice

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  • Education

    • JD, University of Washington School of Law, 2009

      Editor, Shidler Journal of Law, Commerce & Technology
    • BA, Politics, Willamette University, 2005

      cum laude Phi Beta Kappa
  • Admissions

    • District of Columbia

    • Oregon