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Lindsay Scaief Riley Associate

Areas of Practice


Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 2012

Court Admissions

  • United States District Court Western District of Texas, 2013
  • United States Supreme Court


  • Texas Tech University School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2012
    • Texas Tech Law Review, Managing Editor and Judicial Board Member 
  • The University of Texas, B.A., Psychology, 2008

Lindsay Riley joined the Energy Litigation Group of Cox Smith in August 2013. Her practice focuses on advising clients with complex litigation matters in the energy, utilities and natural resources sectors. Lindsay also advises clients with matters related to business and commercial litigation, including all stages of pretrial and trial work in state and federal court.

Prior to joining the firm, Lindsay served as the following: 

  • Briefing Attorney, Fourth Court of Appeals, The Honorable Justice Patricia O. Alvarez, 2013
  • Briefing Attorney, Fourth Court of Appeals, The Honorable Justice Rebecca Simmons, 2012
  • Judicial Intern, 192nd District Court, The Honorable Judge Craig Smith, 2011

Memberships & Involvement

  • State Bar of Texas
    • Oil, Gas, and Energy Resources Law Section
    • Litigation Section 
  • San Antonio Bar Association
  • San Antonio Young Lawyers Association
  • Women's Energy Network, South Texas Chapter
  • William S. Sessions American Inns of Court
  • Bexar County Women's Bar Association and Bexar County Women's Bar Foundation, Treasurer, 2018; Treasurer-Elect, 2017; Secretary, 2016; Luncheon Committee Co-chair, 2013-2016; Board of Directors, 2014-present; Autumn Affair Auction Committee Co-chair, 2014-2016
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce - Energy, Clean Air & Natural Resources Committee Member

Community/Civic Activities

  • United Way Stewardship Review Committee, 2014

S.A. Scene, "San Antonio's Best Lawyers," Business Litigation, 2017-2018

S.A. Scene, "San Antonio Rising Star," 2018

San Antonio Young Lawyers Association's Outstanding Young Lawyer Award, 2016

Recognized in San Antonio Business Journal's Who's Who in Energy, 2015

Selected as a member of the Bexar County Women's Bar Foundation's LEAD Academy's 2017 inaugural class