Lindsay J. Mertens

Associate 619.810.4378


Lindsay J. Mertens focuses her practice in all phases of complex litigation. Her litigation experience includes discovery, motion practice and appeals. Lindsay has resolved a broad range of litigation matters through trial, summary judgment and settlement.

Professional History

  • Associate, Hahn Loeser & Parks LLP, 2012-present; Member, Recruiting Committee, 2014-present
  • Associate, Morris Polich and Purdy, 2011-12
  • Associate, Hulett Harper Stewart, 2007-11
  • Law Clerk and Post-Bar Contract Attorney, Belsky & Associates, 2006-07
  • Intern, Center for Public Interest Law, 2005-06



University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., Top 20%, 2007

Honors & Activities: Appellate Moot Court Program, Vice Chair; McLennon Honors Moot Court Competition; The Kroha Family Scholarship for Academic Achievement, Recipient; Attended Institute on International and Comparative Law, Florence and Oxford, Summer 2005


Pepperdine University, A., cum laude, International Studies, 2003

Honors & Activities: Golden Key International Honors Society; German Honor Society; History Honor Society; International Studies Honor Society; Delta Gamma Fraternity; Study Abroad, Humanities and German, Heidelberg, Germany, 2000 & ­2001

Memberships & Affiliations

California Bar Association, Member


San Diego County Bar Association, Member


Women's Resource Fair (sponsored by the San Diego Volunteer Lawyer's Program), Social Services Co-Chair



Bar Admissions

State of California, 2007


U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Eastern, and Central Districts of California