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Lindsay Sherwood Fouse-Hopkins

Senior Attorney
fax +1 412.394.2555

Lindsay Sherwood Fouse-Hopkins represents local and multinational companies in complex commercial litigation, and counsels corporate clients in the areas of contracts, commercial real estate, and corporate compliance.

Lindsay’s litigation and trial experience includes advanced written and oral advocacy before federal and state courts, as well as in arbitrations and alternative dispute venues, in the area of corporate and commercial litigation. She handles a variety of commercial matters involving complex contracts, corporate real estate and industrial manufacturing litigation. She also represents multinational-leading generic pharmaceutical manufacturers in bet-the-company antitrust cases at the center of large class action and multi-district civil litigations involving allegations of price-fixing, bid-rigging, and exclusive dealing. Lindsay also has white collar criminal defense experience and counsels national healthcare and technology companies through internal investigations and litigation.

Lindsay is a member of Clark Hill’s recruiting committee and co-chairs the firm’s summer associate program. Lindsay is a core team member of the PULSE Commercial Real Estate Industry Team, an initiative to provide integrated legal services to commercial real estate businesses, and was elected by her peers to represent the Pittsburgh office on the Leadership Forum, a committee committed to the growth and success of the firm. She is a Pittsburgh co-chair of BOLD, an auxiliary group within the firm’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee, whose goal is to encourage the professional growth and promotion of women in the firm, the legal industry and the global business community. Lindsay also initiated and leads the Pittsburgh office’s pro bono Name Change Project, which provides free legal name change services to low-income transgender and non-binary neighbors. Since 2017, Lindsay has been appointed to serve three terms as a Senior Member of the Hearing Committee for the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Lindsay has been with the firm since she began her legal career as a Clark Hill summer associate in 2014.


J.D., Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2015, Duquesne Law Review Senior Staff Member, John J. Sciullo Peer Excellency awardee, Raymond F. Sekula awardee, Justice Louis L. Manderino Honor Society nominee
B.S., University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, magna cum laude, Con J. Fetcher, Sr. Business Economics Scholarship awardee, University of Dayton President’s Emissary, Beta Gamma Sigma Academic Honor Society


American Bar Association – On The Rise – Top 40 honoree (2024)

Named among Best Lawyers in America®: Ones to Watch for Commercial Litigation by Best Lawyers (2021-2024)

Named among Best Lawyers in America®: Ones to Watch for Criminal Defense: White Collar by Best Lawyers (2022-2024)

Named among Pennsylvania Rising Stars by Thomson Reuters (2018-2024)

The Legal Intelligencer – Lawyers on the Fast Track, Professional Excellence Awardee (2022)

Pittsburgh Business Times’ “30 Under 30” awardee recognizing young professionals who are leaders in the Pittsburgh business landscape (2018)


Senior Member of the Hearing Committee for the Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania

Board of Directors, The Lindsay Theater and Cultural Center

Board of Trustees, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

American Bar Association member

Allegheny County Bar Association

Duquesne Law Alumni Association

Amen Corner

Past Adjunct Faculty for the Duquesne University School of Law Paralegal Institute (Professional Responsibility)

Past Board of Directors, Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh

State Bar Licenses


Court Admissions

U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Pennsylvania
U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Pennsylvania