Lindsey Strom received her Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Communications from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign in 2004. In 2008, Lindsey graduated from DePaul University School of Law, and was admitted to the Illinois bar. During law school, Lindsey worked at the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office in the Juvenile Justice Bureau. She obtained her 711 license and successfully prosecuted juveniles in narcotics and domestic violence cases. Before working at Strom Yen Injury Attorneys, Ltd., Lindsey practiced workers’ compensation as an insurance defense attorney. Her experience in working for the insurance companies has provided a wealth of knowledge and has made her better equipped to help those injured workers’ in need. Lindsey is a member of the Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association and sits on the Board of Directors.
In 2013, Lindsey was also selected by Super Lawyers & Chicago Magazine to the prestigious Rising Stars List as one of the top up-and-coming attorneys in Illinois. This is an honor received by only 2.5 percent of attorneys in Illinois each year. In October 2013, Lindsey was also recognized by Chicago Magazine and Super Lawyers, as one of the Top Women Attorneys in Illinois. She has gone on to receive this honor for several years.
Since 2015, Lindsey was recognized as one of the ‘10 Best’ attorneys for Illinois by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys. In order to achieve this honor, one must be formally nominated by the board, clients, and/or a fellow attorney; have attained the highest degree of professional achievement in his or her field of law; and have an impeccable client satisfaction rating. Lindsey has continuously been recognized as an Emerging Lawyer in Illinois. Emerging Lawyers are made up of the top two percent of lawyers who are 40 years old or younger OR practicing law 10 years or less and have proven themselves professional, ethical and experienced at an early point in their legal career.
In 2015 and 2016, Lindsey was recognized as one of the “Best Emerging Injury Lawyer – USA” by Acquisition International. This prestigious award officially recognizes Lindsey as one of the most outstanding performers in her field. All of this year’s winners were either self-nominated, voted for by a third-party or put forward by Acquisition International. During a period of 6 weeks AI invited over 630,000+ legal professionals and the 108,0000 readers of Acquisition International to cast their votes and nominate individuals and firms that they considered worthy.
In 2017, Lindsey was given the Distinguished Lawyer Designation© from the Expert Network which is only conferred upon the Top 3% of Lawyers in the U.S. The Expert Network is the leading invitation only network for professionals who have contributed meaningfully to their field, and can demonstrate a distinct perspective on the future of their profession. We are the only network for top-rated professionals who have a compelling success story and are considered thought leaders in their field. The selection is based on a thorough multiphase research and evaluation process, selecting professionals who have demonstrated superior influence, leadership, reputation and knowledge. Our review includes, among other factors, scrutiny of education, training, certifications, professional achievements, disciplinary history, and review of organizations and publications including Martindale-Hubbell, Super Lawyers, Avvo and others.
“Lindsey S. Strom has been recognized as an Expert Network Distinguished Professional.”
Areas of Practice
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois J.D. – 2008
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Illinois B.A. – 2004 Major: Speech Communications
Phi Alpha Delta
Honors & Awards
Emerging Women Lawyers, published in Chicago Lawyer Magazine
Recognized as an Illinois “Rising Star” by SuperLawyers Magazine/Chicago Magazine
Recognized as one of the “10 Best” in Illinois by the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys
Women in Law in Chicago Lawyer Magazine
Recognized as an “Emerging Lawyer” in Illinois by Leading Lawyers
Recognized as one of the “Best Emerging Injury Lawyer – USA” by Acquisition International
Top Women Attorneys in Illinois by Chicago Magazine
Professional Associations & Memberships
Chicago Bar Association
American Bar Association
Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Association
Illinois State Bar Association