Lindsey understands the value of business relationships. She brings this perspective to her work advising major financial institutions in their role as trustee. Lindsey Deere is a senior associate in the Finance Group. She advises major financial institutions on a wide variety of capital markets transactions, with a focus on structured finance and other debt offerings. Lindsey represents major financial institutions in their trust and agency services in public and private securities offerings and has a varied transactional practice with a primary focus on securities backed by residential mortgage and personal loans and sponsor or majority-owned affiliate retained interests. She also represents servicers in the purchase and transfer of servicing rights, mortgage loan restructurings and workouts, and defeasance transactions. The Best Lawyers in America© recognized Lindsey on its "Ones to Watch" list in the area of Banking and Finance Law 2021 and 2022. Before joining Alston & Bird, Lindsey served as in-house counsel for a mortgage servicing company. Lindsey served as an assistant special counsel to the North Carolina attorney general, advising on and implementing policy, legislative, and law enforcement objectives of the attorney general. Additionally, Lindsey was a law clerk for the Hon. Sanford L. Steelman in the North Carolina Court of Appeals.