Glen M. Lindsay

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Born in Houston, Texas, Glen M. Lindsay earned his B.S. in Communication Studies and Philosophy from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois where he was a four-year recipient of the Thomas J. Watson Memorial Scholarship and a joint JD/MBA (Finance) from the University of Miami where he was a Graduate Assistant to Prof. Ann M. Olazabal, Esq. researching issues related to the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act.

Glen’s practice concentrates primarily on business, regulatory and real estate litigation with an emphasis on matters involving fraud and/or deceptive business practices as well as matters at the intersection of commercial litigation and government regulatory compliance.

In 2019, Glen secured an order of dismissal in federal court in a matter of first impression successfully arguing that when attempting to secure a maritime lien on a vessel that designated as a “blocked asset” by the Office of Foreign Asset Control (“OFAC”), the party seeking imposition of the maritime lien must obtain licensure from OFAC prior to bringing an admiralty action. Versilia Supply Service SRL et al. v. M/Y Waku, 0:18-cv-62975-Cohn/Seltzer (Apr. 16, 2019).

Prior to joining Saavedra-Goodwin in 2016, Glen was an attorney with two NLJ 350 law firms where he represented numerous Fortune 500 companies focusing primarily on consumer finance and federal regulatory compliance matters.

Glen has an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell and has been selected as a Rising Star since 2018 by Florida Super Lawyers, a distinction earned by only 2.5% of lawyers. Glen is a member of the Broward County and American Bar associations.

Glen is admitted to the bar in Florida, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida, and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Practice Areas

  • Business
  • Regulatory
  • Real Estate Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Wisconsin


  • AV Rating From Martindale Hubbell
  • Selected To Super Lawyers Rising Stars: 2018 – 2021
  • “Top Lawyers” South Florida Legal Guide 2021


  • University of Miami School Law, Miami, Florida
    • J.D. – 2008
  • University of Miami School of Business
    • M.B.A. – 2008
    • Honors: Graduate Assistant to Prof. Ann M. Olazabal, Esq.
    • Major: Finance
  • Northwestern University
    • B.S. – 2004
    • Honors: Thomas J. Watson Memorial Scholarship
    • Major: Communication Studies
    • Major: Philosophy

Classes & Seminars

  • OFAC Sanctions and Corporate Compliance: Mitigating Risks, Optimizing Opportunities in 2020 (with Adrienne Goins, Esq. and Kevin Petrasic, Esq.) – The Knowledge Group February 5, 2020 (webinar)
  • OFAC Sanctions and Corporate Compliance: Mitigating Risks, Optimizing Opportunities (with Tyler Grove, Esq.) – The Knowledge Group November 14, 2019 (webinar)
  • Foreclosure Offense: Litigation Under RESPA and the FDCPA – ProLaw CLE August 29, 2018 (webinar)
  • Is Your Corporate Website a Litigation Risk? (with Andrew Wyman, Esq.) – Boca Raton Rotary Club February 8, 2018

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Northwestern University Alumni Admissions Council
  • City of Fort Lauderdale Nuisance Abatement Board, 2020-present

Published Works

  • Another Threat to Business Websites – This Time Through the ADA – Miami Herald November 19, 2017

Professional Associations

  • Broward County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Firm Description:

Established in 1988, Saavedra-Goodwin provides the experienced, high-quality representation typical of a large law firm, in the warm and personal atmosphere normally only found in a boutique law firm. We counsel local, national and international clientele and offer a broad spectrum of Florida legal representation to our corporate and individual clients.

Saavedra-Goodwin handles both very simple and complex corporate and real estate transactions, as well as business litigation. We have extensive experience in Florida real estate law, business disputes and litigation, as well as a wide variety of aviation-related matters. We are proud to be a State of Florida Certified Minority-Owned Business.

Representing Florida Businesses For Over 30 Years

As an established firm with a focus on personal service, we offer a wide variety of services and solutions. From the simple to the complex, on land, in the air or near the sea, we have both the transactional and the litigation experience you need to resolve your legal matter. We work hard to prioritize the issues which are important to your business and deals, to achieve superior results. We have been helping Florida businesses succeed since 1988.

Florida Counsel

Saavedra-Goodwin routinely acts as Florida counsel for out-of-state law firms and businesses seeking Florida lawyers experienced in the nuances of Florida law for litigation, business and real estate transactions. Whether the client is an entrepreneurial startup or a multinational company, our mission is to understand our client’s business in order to offer clear and practical advice. Our role can be as extensive or as limited as the circumstances of your case or issue require. Whatever our role, the solutions which we offer to our client’s challenges will always ensure that our client can continue to thrive and grow their business.

An Established Firm For Aviation Services

Saavedra-Goodwin provides a wide variety of aviation-related services, including experienced representation in aircraft transactions, aircraft financing, aircraft registration, aircraft titles and liens, state and federal tax planning concerning aircraft ownership and use, FAA Certification and Enforcement representation, aircraft title work and aviation-related litigation representation.

Attorney Owned And Operated Title Company

Lawyers Land Title Company is the in-house title company of Saavedra-Goodwin, representing Chicago Title, Fidelity Title and Attorneys Title Insurance Fund/Old Republic Title Insurance Companies. We are proud to announce that Lawyers Land Title Company has been awarded the Exceptional Achievement Award from the Chicago Title Insurance Company every year since 2011 based upon the level of service we provide and the volume of our transactions. Saavedra-Goodwin and Lawyers Land Title Company have written billions in title coverage for fee simple, leasehold, owner and lender policies in both commercial and residential settings. Please visit our attorney-owned and operated title company at

We Develop Strong Co-Counsel Relationships

Saavedra-Goodwin, has established co-counsel relationships with other Florida specialty firms, as well as national law firms, in order to ensure that we serve all of our clients’ legal needs, in all jurisdictions.


Michelle Adams

Michelle Adams is a senior associate in the Real Estate Litigation team, leading the Birmingham offering. She is experienced in a broad range of property-related disputes for financial institutions, retail, media and logistics clients in the management of their English and Welsh property portfolios. She also has particular telecommunications expertise in a property context.

Michelle has several years’ experience advising on litigious commercial property matters, including landlord and tenant issues such as lease renewals, rent reviews, breaches of covenant (e.g. alienation, user), break rights and vacant possession strategy; nuisance and possession queries; debt recovery and insolvency; dilapidations during and at the end of the lease term; covenant interpretation; and service charge issues. She is responsible for organising and presenting the Development and Tenancy from Hell workshops, part of the Birmingham Real Estate Property CPD programme. She is a member of the Property Litigation Association.

Firm Overview:

We combine sound legal counsel with a deep knowledge of our clients’ businesses to resolve their legal challenges. We care about the quality of our services, the success of our clients and the relationships that are forged through those successes.

Breadth and Depth

Our client base spans every type of business, both private and public, worldwide. We advise a diverse mix of clients, from Fortune 100 and FTSE 100 corporations to emerging companies, and from individuals to local and national governments. In the private sector, we provide the full range of legal advice required to implement practical strategies and resolve disputes. In the public sector, we counsel governments on privatization of whole industries and on establishment of regulatory systems under which new private businesses can compete. We also serve the regional needs of the countries and cities we call home.

Whatever is needed, we are able to deliver the seamless cross-practice, cross-border and industry-specific support that clients require for success in today’s competitive markets.

Client Focus

Clients expect knowledge of their business, as well as high-quality legal skills from their law firms. Our combination of legal and industry experience allows us to better analyze client requirements and develop the right approach for the matter at hand. Clients receive tested insight and guidance from a team that understands their needs and is able to offer tailored solutions.

We are dedicated to our clients’ success, and their satisfaction shows it. We continue to advise successor organizations of clients that we represented at our formation some 120 years ago.

Business Has No Borders

With offices in 20 countries on five continents, our global legal practice is in the markets where our clients do business. We also have strong working relationships with independent firms in Europe and Latin America.

Our extensive practice and industry knowledge is shared via one of the most robust technology platforms in the legal business, as well as ongoing rotation of lawyers to our offices around the world. In addition, we apply knowledge- and project-management tools to implement continual business process improvements and enhance the value of our legal services.

Outstanding Value

We emphasize quality, efficiency and alignment with client goals as core standards to improve continually our service delivery and the value of what we do for our clients. We encourage and manage processes and tools to improve pricing models, training and resource optimization, knowledge management and more, all centered on our core focus – delivering the services our clients want, when and where they want them and with the value they deserve.