Director of Legal EngagementLindsey oversees HTI’s Country Programs prosecution efforts in Uganda and Belize, where she focuses on increasing the specialized knowledge of prosecutors and other criminal justice practitioners handling human trafficking cases. Lindsey also leads HTI’s Thought Leadership team, which develops and advocates for innovative and data-driven strategies for combatting human trafficking based on proven victim-centered enforcement models. Lindsey is an experienced federal and state prosecutor, with over a decade of anti-trafficking litigation experience. Most recently she served as a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit, a component of the Criminal Section of the Civil Rights Division which focuses on enforcing the federal laws that prohibit forced labor and sex trafficking in the United States. Before her work as a federal prosecutor, Lindsey served as an assistant district attorney in North Carolina, where she prosecuted some of the first sex trafficking cases to conviction and drafted the state’s Safe Harbor Act for Victims of Sex Trafficking. Lindsey is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s School of Law and served as a law clerk to the Honorable James C. Fox for the Eastern District of North Carolina following graduation.