Stacie Linguist represents clients in commercial litigation and government contracts matters. Stacie helps clients resolve business disputes, obtain government contracts and respond to government investigations. She has worked with clients in a number of industries, including financial services, insurance, health care, defense and technology.

Litigation and Investigations

Stacie litigates bid protests before the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, and state agencies and departments. She also conducts internal investigations.

In the commercial realm, Stacie’s business litigation experience includes contract disputes, trade secret litigation, Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) litigation and insurance coverage disputes. Stacie also has experience representing banks and insurance companies in financial services and consumer litigation.

Contracts and Procurement

Stacie advises government contractors when bidding on, negotiating and performing government contracts. Her experience includes:

  • Evaluating corporate transactions by conducting due diligence on issues unique to government contracting
  • Analyzing and drafting agreements between and among government contractors
  • Counseling on forming teaming agreements and subcontracts
  • Advising contractors facing threatened suspension and debarment
  • Appealing formal size determinations and advising on other issues arising under the Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • Representing government contractors during compliance evaluations and audits conducted by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP)

Tax Liens

Stacie helps banks and financial services organizations resolve tax lien issues to maintain profitability of their properties. She guides clients through recovery options, including:

  • Administratively redeeming properties when possible
  • Interfacing with tax assessment officials and tax lien investors to negotiate recoveries
  • Going to court to overturn tax sales

Personal Interests

Stacie enjoys running, cycling and participating in philanthropic races. Married to a football coach, she is often found at the gridiron watching his team compete.

Related Industries


Bar Admissions

District of Columbia
New York

Court Admissions

U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Iowa
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Iowa
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas


Howard University School of Law
J.D. cum laude, Howard Law Journal (senior notes and comments editor) (2012)

Baylor University
B.A. in Journalism, magna cum laude (2008)

Insights & Events

Other Perspectives
  • Trade Secrets 2018-19: Key Developments and Takeaways 
    Co-author, The IP Book, Minnesota CLE, September 2019
  • Iowa Establishes Business Specialty Court Pilot Project
    Recent Developments in Business and Corporate Litigation, American Bar Association, 2015-17
  • Various Ethical Scenarios for In-House Counsel – From the Mundane to the Critical
    Iowa Association of Corporate Counsel, Drake University Law School, 2015

Firm Blog Contributions

  • TCPA Blog – a resource analyzing TCPA-related litigation and regulatory developments
  • LaborSphere – a resource providing coverage and insights on breaking cases, recently enacted legislation and a broad range of labor issues

Leadership & Community

Pro Bono

  • Landlord-tenant disputes

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association — Section of Public Contract Law
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • Iowa State Bar Association


  • Best Lawyers® — "Ones to Watch,"  Commercial Litigation, 2023-24; Corporate Governance and Compliance Law, 2024
  • Faegre Baker Daniels — Pro Bono Honor Roll, 2018
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity — Pathfinder, 2016
  • Howard University School of Law — CALI Awards in Real Property; Legal Reasoning, Research and Writing I and II; Law and Higher Education; Civil Rights Planning; and Corporations
The Faegre Baker Daniels website uses cookies to make your browsing experience as useful as possible. In order to have the full site experience, keep cookies enabled on your web browser. By browsing our site with cookies enabled, you are agreeing to their use. Review Faegre Baker Daniels' cookies information for more details.