Lyndsey M. Marcelino


Lyndsey Marcelino focuses her practice on complex civil litigation in both state and federal court. Lyndsey handles all stages of pretrial litigation, including initial fact gathering, briefing dispositive motions, managing pretrial discovery, preparing for depositions, negotiating settlement, and mediation. She has effectively counseled and defended employers in many labor and employment matters, including discrimination and retaliation claims, complex wage and hour class actions brought under California law, representative actions brought under the California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA), and individual and multi-plaintiff litigation.

Lyndsey has an active pro bono practice representing undocumented children in their immigration proceedings, and successfully represented a child in removal proceedings to obtain a Special Immigrant Juvenile visa.

Prior to joining the firm, Lyndsey was an associate at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, an Equal Justice America Summer fellow at Legal Services for Children in San Francisco, and an extern at the National Center for Youth Law.  Before attending law school, Lyndsey was a neuroscience research associate at the University of California, Davis and San Diego medical centers.

Professional Activities

Lyndsey is a member of the Bar Associate of San Francisco, and is admitted to practice before the Northern and Central District of California.


Lyndsey graduated from Cornell Law School, where she was a Note Editor for the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy. She was a Legal Honors Fellow and received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Cornell's Advocacy for LGBT Communities Clinic.  Lyndsey also was an active member of and served on the executive board of the Latino/a American Law Student Association. Lyndsey earned her B.A. in Cognitive Psychology from the University of California, Davis.