Chelsie D. (Allan) Springstead
Lindner & Marsack, SC
Ms. Springstead’s current practice is focused on defending worker's compensation claims for the insurance industry and self-insured employers, along with handling health care subrogation and Medicare issues. Prior to joining Lindner & Marsack, Ms. Springstead was an associate at Cermele & Associates, S.C. where she represented law enforcement officers in worker’s compensation claims, grievance appeals, citizen complaints, first amendment issues and claims under the FMLA and FLSA. Ms. Springstead 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. Ms. Springstead 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. She is a member of the Wisconsin Bar Association, the American Bar Association (ABA), the Milwaukee Young Lawyers Association (MYLA), the Wisconsin Association of Worker’s Compensation Attorneys (WAWCA), the Milwaukee Insurance Adjusters Association (MIAA), the National Worker’s Compensation Defense Network (NWCDN) and the National Association for Subrogation Professionals (NASP). She is also currently the Treasurer of the Wisconsin Association of Worker’s Compensation Attorneys and Secretary of the Wisconsin Worker’s Compensation Forum Board. Ms. Springstead is a frequent speaker and lecturer on worker’s compensation and Medicare 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 and she was has been named as a “Rising Star” by Wisconsin Super Lawyers, published by Law & Politics from 2013 to the present. Attorneys chosen as “Rising Stars” undergo an extensive peer review process and constitute the top 2.5% of attorneys in Wisconsin under the age of 40.