Deanna Lindquist

Board Member, Wells Fargo


Deanna Lindquist has been a member of the Project One Board since 2012.  She currently serves as Assistant General Counsel and Head of the Employment Law Section of Wells Fargo’s Law Department.  In this position, Deanna leads a group of employment attorneys across multiple domestic and international locations who are responsible for providing advice and counsel to business line managers, employee relations and human resources professionals on employment laws, including but not limited to compliance with federal and state discrimination laws, hiring and promotion practices, wage and hour compliance, disability accommodations, leaves of absence, reductions in force and mergers and acquisitions.  She joined Wells Fargo as part of its merger with Wachovia, where she had been the head of Wachovia’s Employment Law Section since 2002 after serving as outside counsel for the Corporation for several years. 

 Prior to joining Wachovia, Deanna was a founding partner of the law firm Hamilton, Gaskins, Fay & Moon, LLP and also was a partner with Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP, both in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Deanna received her Juris Doctor with Honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she also received a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism.