Lindsey Roberson

Lindsey Roberson

Senior Legal Counsel
Lindsey Roberson is an experienced state and federal prosecutor who serves as the Senior Legal Counsel for the Human Trafficking Institute. Most recently, she served as a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Human Trafficking Prosecution Unit. She began her legal career as a law clerk for the Honorable James C. Fox in the Eastern District of North Carolina. Lindsey has also served as a prosecutor for the state of North Carolina and spent several years litigating in the private sector in New York and North Carolina. During her time as a state prosecutor, Lindsey drafted the Safe Harbor Act for Victims of Sex Trafficking in North Carolina, which became effective in 2013. She prosecuted the first conviction under the new law in September 2014, and in January 2015, the North Carolina Human Trafficking Commission presented Lindsey the Prosecution Award for her work on legislation and prosecution of human trafficking cases. Lindsey has traveled internationally to work with survivors and populations vulnerable to trafficking, including assisting with humanitarian aid projects in Ethiopia and Costa Rica. She also serves as an Adjunct Professor at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, where she teaches courses on human trafficking and has lectured on criminal law. She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law. Click here to download complete bio.