Lindsay M. Gehman


Lindsay Gehman is co-chair of the business practice group. She serves as outside general counsel to a variety of technology companies, fashion and lifestyle companies, and advertising and marketing agencies, and advises business teams on diverse and complex corporate and securities law matters, including entity formation, corporate governance, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, commercial contract issues, advertising and marketing issues, social media and privacy issues, and intellectual property issues.

Lindsay also provides guidance on an extensive range of transactions. She structures and manages the entire drafting, review and negotiation process for a broad spectrum of commercial contracts, including service, supply, software, intellectual property and non-disclosure agreements.

Publications & Speaking Engagements

“Deleting Online Predators Act: 'I Thought it was MySpace': How Proposed Federal Regulation of Commercial Social Networking Sites Chills Constitutionally Protected Speech of Minors" (2007), 27 Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review 155 (2007)

Professional Activities

Lindsay is a member of the California Bar and the American Bar Association.


Lindsay received a B.A. in business economics from the University of California, Los Angeles. She earned her J.D. in 2007 from Loyola Law School, where she received a full academic scholarship, was named to the Dean’s Honor List and served on the Loyola of Los Angeles Entertainment Law Review.

Case Studies

Ascentia Wine Estates

Coblentz represented Ascentia Wine Estates, a high-end wine company in Healdsburg, CA, in several high-profile matters over the years: the sale of its brands Gary Farrell Winery to Vincraft Group (2011) and Buena Vista Carneros to Wheeler Winter (Boisser Family Estate) (2011); the sale of Geyser...

PhilippeBecker Design

Coblentz represented award-winning design agency, PhilippeBecker Design, in its acquisition by Diversified Agency Services (DAS), a division of Omnicom Group Inc. PhilippeBecker joined forces with Sterling Brands, a leading brand consultancy with offices in New York, San Francisco, and Los...