Lindsay J. O’Neil

Attorney

Lindsay practices in the areas of employment law, civil rights and general civil litigation. In her civil litigation practice, she has experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in the areas of personal injury, commercial litigation, contract disputes and construction litigation in state and federal courts. She has successfully assisted clients in mediating matters in lieu of litigation. Lindsay also handles adoptions and name change petitions.

In her employment law and civil rights practice, Lindsay represents clients in state and federal court lawsuits. She regularly represents individuals in filing discrimination and harassment claims with the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission (PHRC) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). She has assisted numerous individuals in unemployment compensation appeals. Lindsay strives to help her clients resolve employment disputes with the other party, by counseling them through the process and in preparing, reviewing and negotiating severance agreements and post-employment settlement agreements. Lindsay also assists employees and employers in preparing, reviewing and interpreting employment agreements, to include non-compete agreements.

Prior to joining our firm, Lindsay worked as a paralegal and then while in law school, as a law clerk at a firm in Delaware, focusing on plaintiff employment discrimination cases, as well as plaintiff personal injury and workers’ compensation matters.

Lindsay volunteers as an attorney for MidPenn Legal Services, assisting individuals with their unemployment compensation claims, work for which she received the Nast Pro Bono Award from the Lancaster Bar Association in 2015. She also volunteers with Wills for Heroes, which assists first responders in preparing their estate planning documents. Lindsay is the Vice-President of the Lancaster Law Foundation, which raises money to fund law-related projects for Lancaster-based agencies and nonprofit organizations. In 2021, she received the Service Award from the Lancaster Bar Association for her work on the Lancaster Law Foundation’s recent fundraising campaign. She is a member of St. Leo the Great Parish. Lindsay, her husband and son live in Lancaster.

Education

  • Delaware Law School, J.D.
  • Franklin & Marshall College, B.A. English, B.A. Philosophy

Professional Affiliations

  • Federal Bar Association
  • Lancaster Bar Association (Employment Section Chair, 2018)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

Bar Admissions

  • Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Community Involvement

  • Vice-President, Lancaster Bar Association Foundation
  • Volunteer attorney, MidPenn Legal Services
  • Volunteer attorney, Wills for Heroes

Locations

MAIN OFFICE

2933 Lititz Pike, PO Box 5349
Lancaster, PA 17606
P (717) 291-1700

DOWNTOWN LANCASTER OFFICE (BY APPT. ONLY)

135 North Duke Street, Suite 4
Lancaster, PA 17602
P (717) 291-1700

ARDMORE OFFICE (BY APPT. ONLY)

Times Building
32 Parking Plaza, Suite 402
Ardmore, PA 19003
P (484) 416-0531