Arlene Rosario Lindsay is a United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of New York. At the time of her appointment in 1994 she was an Assistant United States Attorney for that District.
Judge Lindsay earned her B.A. degree from the University of Dayton in 1968 and her J.D. degree from NYU in 1975.
She was an Assistant Bronx District Attorney from 1975 to 1978. Judge Lindsay then served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York from 1978 to 1983; Deputy Suffolk County (NY) Attorney from 1983 to 1988; and Town Attorney for Huntington, NY from 1988 to 1990. She was appointed Chief of the White Collar Crime and Complex Litigation Section of the Suffolk County District Attorneys Office in 1990; and later that year re-joined the Office of the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York as Chief of the Long Island Division, a position at which she remained until her judicial appointment.
Judge Lindsay is an adjunct professor at Touro Law School; and she is a visiting lecturer in the American Bar Association's CEELI program, which provides training and technical assistance to criminal law reform efforts in Central and Eastern European countries