Lyndsey K. Bates
As a partner at AsherKelly, Lyndsey Kitson Bates provides employee benefit, labor, and employment law advice to municipal retirement and health systems, multiemployer fringe benefit funds, trade associations and businesses.
Lyndsey blends her practice between Taft-Hartley fund representation, ERISA litigation, and ERISA and IRC compliance.
Lyndsey has represented clients before the Ontario Labour Relations Board, the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission (EEOC) and the Michigan Department of Civil Rights (MDCR), in addition to several other state and federal courts.
Lyndsey also has experience counseling clients on a wide range of complex employment issues—including workplace policies, handbooks, and procedures, leave laws including the Family-Medical Leave Act (FMLA), wage and hours issues, workplace harassment and discrimination, employment agreements and non-competition agreements.
In 2022, Lyndsey was named a Super Lawyers Rising Star.
- Michigan, 2012
- Ohio, 2020
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2012
- U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2015
- U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 2015
- New York, 2020