Lindsay C. Omolecki
Lindsay C. Omolecki

Lindsay C. Omolecki

Partner

312-596-4984
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Jazmin Velasquez
312-596-4993

Lindsay is a partner in the Civil Litigation practice at Wiedner & McAuliffe’s Chicago office.  She defends businesses in a variety of areas including insurance coverage, construction, aviation, personal injury, commercial and employment.  Her clients span several industries including a major airline, construction companies, property owners, employers and distributors of prescription drugs and medical devices.

Lindsay also provides general consulting advice and services to businesses, including employment-related advice and contract review.  She has recently served as in-house counsel to a major corporation in a variety of litigation matters.

Lindsay has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine since 2017, a distinction awarded to no more than 2.5% of lawyers within Illinois.

When not counseling her clients, Lindsay enjoys spending time with her husband and young daughter.

Education

  • J.D., summa cum laude, Northern Illinois University College of Law, 2009
  • B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • Sjostrom & Sons, Inc. v. Mid-States Concrete Industries, LLC (2017):  obtained summary judgment on behalf of subcontractor in breach of contract dispute against the general contractor.
  • Liberty Insurance Corp. v. Rock Solid Paving & Excavating (2016):  obtained summary judgment on behalf of workers’ compensation carrier in declaratory judgment action seeking declaration that no coverage was owed for a workers’ compensation claim due to cancellation and late notice.
  • Villasenor v. Sterling Brands, LLC (2014-16): obtained summary judgment on behalf premises owner in a multi-million dollar premises liability case involving catastrophic injuries to the plaintiff.  The plaintiff was an employee of a temporary staffing agency who was working for the premises owner pursuant to an agreement between the staffing agency and the premises owner.  The trial court granted summary judgment on the basis that plaintiff’s claim was barred by the exclusive remedy provision of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act because he was a borrowed employee of the premises owner.  The First District Appellate Court in Illinois affirmed the trial court’s decision in 2016.
Other News
  • Safe at Home? Preservice Removal and the Forum Defendant Rule, ABA, Products Liability Litigation Section: August 22, 2018
  • Huber v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: The Eighth Circuit’s Interpretation of Reassignment Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, DCBA Brief: Post-Barnett, October 2008
  • Bio

    Lindsay is a partner in the Civil Litigation practice at Wiedner & McAuliffe’s Chicago office.  She defends businesses in a variety of areas including insurance coverage, construction, aviation, personal injury, commercial and employment.  Her clients span several industries including a major airline, construction companies, property owners, employers and distributors of prescription drugs and medical devices.

    Lindsay also provides general consulting advice and services to businesses, including employment-related advice and contract review.  She has recently served as in-house counsel to a major corporation in a variety of litigation matters.

    Lindsay has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine since 2017, a distinction awarded to no more than 2.5% of lawyers within Illinois.

    When not counseling her clients, Lindsay enjoys spending time with her husband and young daughter.

  • Practice Areas
  • Credentials

    Education

    • J.D., summa cum laude, Northern Illinois University College of Law, 2009
    • B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005

    Admissions

    • Illinois
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • Notable Decisions
    • Sjostrom & Sons, Inc. v. Mid-States Concrete Industries, LLC (2017):  obtained summary judgment on behalf of subcontractor in breach of contract dispute against the general contractor.
    • Liberty Insurance Corp. v. Rock Solid Paving & Excavating (2016):  obtained summary judgment on behalf of workers’ compensation carrier in declaratory judgment action seeking declaration that no coverage was owed for a workers’ compensation claim due to cancellation and late notice.
    • Villasenor v. Sterling Brands, LLC (2014-16): obtained summary judgment on behalf premises owner in a multi-million dollar premises liability case involving catastrophic injuries to the plaintiff.  The plaintiff was an employee of a temporary staffing agency who was working for the premises owner pursuant to an agreement between the staffing agency and the premises owner.  The trial court granted summary judgment on the basis that plaintiff’s claim was barred by the exclusive remedy provision of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act because he was a borrowed employee of the premises owner.  The First District Appellate Court in Illinois affirmed the trial court’s decision in 2016.
  • News
    Other News
    • Safe at Home? Preservice Removal and the Forum Defendant Rule, ABA, Products Liability Litigation Section: August 22, 2018
    • Huber v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: The Eighth Circuit’s Interpretation of Reassignment Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, DCBA Brief: Post-Barnett, October 2008

Bio

Lindsay is a partner in the Civil Litigation practice at Wiedner & McAuliffe’s Chicago office.  She defends businesses in a variety of areas including insurance coverage, construction, aviation, personal injury, commercial and employment.  Her clients span several industries including a major airline, construction companies, property owners, employers and distributors of prescription drugs and medical devices.

Lindsay also provides general consulting advice and services to businesses, including employment-related advice and contract review.  She has recently served as in-house counsel to a major corporation in a variety of litigation matters.

Lindsay has been named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers Magazine since 2017, a distinction awarded to no more than 2.5% of lawyers within Illinois.

When not counseling her clients, Lindsay enjoys spending time with her husband and young daughter.

Credentials

Education

  • J.D., summa cum laude, Northern Illinois University College of Law, 2009
  • B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005

Admissions

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois

Notable Decisions

  • Sjostrom & Sons, Inc. v. Mid-States Concrete Industries, LLC (2017):  obtained summary judgment on behalf of subcontractor in breach of contract dispute against the general contractor.
  • Liberty Insurance Corp. v. Rock Solid Paving & Excavating (2016):  obtained summary judgment on behalf of workers’ compensation carrier in declaratory judgment action seeking declaration that no coverage was owed for a workers’ compensation claim due to cancellation and late notice.
  • Villasenor v. Sterling Brands, LLC (2014-16): obtained summary judgment on behalf premises owner in a multi-million dollar premises liability case involving catastrophic injuries to the plaintiff.  The plaintiff was an employee of a temporary staffing agency who was working for the premises owner pursuant to an agreement between the staffing agency and the premises owner.  The trial court granted summary judgment on the basis that plaintiff’s claim was barred by the exclusive remedy provision of the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Act because he was a borrowed employee of the premises owner.  The First District Appellate Court in Illinois affirmed the trial court’s decision in 2016.

News

Other News
  • Safe at Home? Preservice Removal and the Forum Defendant Rule, ABA, Products Liability Litigation Section: August 22, 2018
  • Huber v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: The Eighth Circuit’s Interpretation of Reassignment Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, DCBA Brief: Post-Barnett, October 2008