Lynsey Barron practices in the areas of criminal defense, investigations, and appeals. She is a former Assistant United States Attorney in the Northern District of Georgia who has both prosecuted and defended complex white collar crimes including bribery, securities fraud, and healthcare fraud. She has significant trial and appellate experience, and has presented several oral arguments to the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. She also has an active investigations practice, in both governmental and nongovernmental contexts. She recently led a high-profile independent investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct into a prominent Christian evangelist.
Prior to joining Miller & Martin, Lynsey was in-house counsel for Compliance, Data Privacy, and Cybersecurity at a Fortune 50 company. She managed internal investigations; ethics and compliance issues including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and trade compliance; and data privacy and cybersecurity. She spent several years practicing commercial litigation and white collar criminal defense at an AmLaw 100 firm.
Before becoming an attorney, Lynsey had a career in politics. She was a Legislative Assistant for a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, and also served as the Staff Director for the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues. She was a federal lobbyist for the American Association of University Women, where she lobbied on education policy and civil rights issues, and then for the March of Dimes where she lobbied on health care access issues.
Lynsey is also an adjunct professor at Emory University School of Law where she teaches courses on trial advocacy and Federal Prosecution Practice. She clerked for Judge Beverly B. Martin on the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.