Quintin F. Lindsmith

Quintin Lindsmith is a partner and chair of Bricker & Eckler's Litigation group. He has a national litigation practice and represents clients in complex commercial litigation matters, including insurance industry litigation, insurance product litigation, class action defense, bankruptcy litigation, estates and trusts, health care, employment discrimination, banking, and election law litigation.

"Practice chair Quintin Lindsmith is 'an excellent litigator' by appreciative clients, who call upon his broad strengths in commercial litigation matters. His practice features particular expertise in insurance disputes, alongside wider experience in employment, probate and bankruptcy claims. "

As quoted in Chambers USA, 2018

"Quintin Lindsmith is a very strategic thinker in trials and prepares a great case."

Bricker client as quoted in Chambers USA, 2017

Professional & Community Activities

  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association
  • Member, The Association of Life Insurance Counsel
  • Member, Defense Research Institute

Presentations & Published Works

  • Author, "When life gives you lemons, a computer judges you," Columbus Business First, June 2018
  • Speaker, "Ethics: Brain Twisters for In-house Counsel," Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company CLE Conference, 2016
  • Speaker, "Professionalism in the Age of Social Media," Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company CLE Conference, 2015
  • Speaker, "Fee Arrangements and Engagement Letters," Ohio State Bar Association conference, 2015
  • Featured speaker, "Defending the Corporate Officer Witness," DRI Trial Tactics conference, 2013
  • Speaker, “Post-Trial Motions in the Sixth Circuit,” Columbus Chapter Federal Bar Association Seminar, 2004
  • Speaker, Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting, “Qui Tam Litigation in Healthcare,” 2003
  • Speaker, Columbus Chapter Federal Bar Association Trial Advocacy Seminar, 2003
  • Author, “Loss Prevention in the Boardroom,” The Corporate Board, January, 2001

Bar Admissions & Activities

  • Admitted, Ohio Supreme Court; United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio, Northern District of Ohio, Eastern District of Michigan, Western District of Wisconsin, Northern District of Illinois; United States Court of Appeals for the Second, Fourth, Sixth and Seventh Circuits; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas; U.S. District Court, Western District of Arkansas
  • Member, Columbus Bar Association; Ohio State Bar Association; Federal Bar Association; American Bar Associations

Awards & Recognition

  • Listed, Ohio Super Lawyers (Business Litigation), 2004–2020
  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (Commercial Litigation; Litigation - Insurance), 2015–2020
  • Recognized, ChambersUSA, Litigation: General Commercial with a Band 3 ranking, 2008–2019
  • Columbus Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in America (Litigation - Insurance), 2017
  • Listed, “Top Rated Lawyers," American Lawyer & Corporate Counsel, 2013
  • Ranked as AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell


  • The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, (J.D.), 1984
  • The Ohio State University (B.A., cum laude), 1981; Phi Kappa Phi