Chelsie D. Springstead is a shareholder of Lindner & Marsack, S.C. Chelsie’s current legal practice is focused on defending worker's compensation claims for the insurance industry and self-insured employers, along with handling subrogation and Medicare issues. Prior to joining Lindner & Marsack S.C., Chelsie represented law enforcement officers in worker's compensation claims, grievance appeals, citizen complaints, First Amendment issues and claims under the FMLA and FLSA.
Chelsie received her law degree from Marquette University Law School where she also earned a Certificate in Dispute Resolution and her undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois where she double majored in English and Speech Communication. While in law school, Chelsie worked as an intern for the Waukesha County Public Defender's Office and the Milwaukee County District Attorney's Office.
In addition to regularly presenting in-house training for worker’s compensation carriers and clients, Chelsie is a frequent speaker and lecturer on worker’s compensation, labor and employment law, and Medicare-related topics and also provides training to employers and insurance carriers in these areas. She is a member of the Lindner & Marsack worker’s compensation defense team which received a ‘first tier’ ranking by U.S. News and World Reports. Chelsie is licensed to practice law in the State of Wisconsin and is admitted to practice in the United States District Courts in the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
Marquette University Law School, J.D., 2008
(Public Interest Law Society Fellow; Dean's List)
University of Illinois, B.A., 2005
(James Scholar; National Society of Collegiate Scholars)
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, 2008
Awards And Honors
Rising Star by Wisconsin SuperLawyers Magazine from 2013 through 2018.
State Bar of Wisconsin
National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network (Treasurer)
Wisconsin Association of Worker’s Compensation Attorneys
Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation Forum Board (President)
Kids Chance of Wisconsin (Board Member)
Wisconsin Alliance for Women in Worker’s Compensation (Board Member)