Seth Mark Lindsey

Title: Chief Counsel (Retired)
Company: Federal Railroad Administration
Location: Reston, Virginia, United States

Seth Mark Lindsey, Retired Chief Counsel at the Federal Railroad Administration, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the legal industry.

Influenced by his father to delve into the legal profession, as well as by his desire to make positive change within his community, Mr. Lindsey is a prominent lawyer who amassed nearly 40 years of industry experience prior to his retirement in 2010. He most recently served as chief counsel of the Federal Railroad Administration in Washington, DC, a role he held since 1986, and he also served the administration as acting administrator in 1993 and 2001, as well as assistant chief counsel from 1976 to 1986. Prior to these illustrious roles, he was an attorney and honors attorney with Department of Housing and Urban Development in Washington between 1971 and 1976. Alongside his primary endeavors, he acted as special counsel for Conrail and Union Station Redevelopment from 1984 to 1986, which he cites as a career highlight.

To prepare for his career, Mr. Lindsey pursued formal education at the University of Southern California, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1968. Thereafter, he attended Yale University, receiving a Doctor of Jurisprudence in 1971. He has since been admitted to practice law in the state of California and the District of Columbia, as well as before the United States Supreme Court.

In light of his outstanding undertakings in law, Mr. Lindsey was the recipient of the Silver Medal from the Department of Transportation in 1977 and 1983. He also received a Gold Medal in 1984 and a Presidential Rank Award in 2003. Notably, he has been highlighted in multiple editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in American Politics and Who’s Who in the East.

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