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Matt Kaiser helps two kinds of clients: people who are facing a crisis that threatens their reputation, livelihood, or liberty; and lawyers, or their clients, who need counsel about issues involving professional responsibility or legal malpractice.
As a former assistant federal public defender, Matt has substantial litigation and courtroom experience. He has been described by Fox News as a “top notch white collar defense lawyer.” He has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America for his work in White-Collar Criminal Defense and has been selected by Super Lawyers to be included on its list of the 100 top lawyers in Washington D.C.
Matt teaches legal ethics at Georgetown University Law Center and has taught continuing legal education courses to lawyers on a variety of topics around the country. He has taught trial advocacy to other lawyers through the National Institute for Trial Advocacy.
Matt serves on the D.C. Board on Professional Responsibility, a nine-member board appointed by the District of Columbia Court of Appeals that adjudicates cases of attorney misconduct and is responsible for administering D.C.’s disciplinary system for attorneys. He is a member of the Edward Bennett Williams Inn of Court, a Permanent Member of the Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference, and has served in a number of roles with both the DC Bar and the Bar Association of DC.
Before founding KaiserDillon PLLC, Matt practiced at some of the best litigation firms in the country – Williams & Connolly LLP and Zuckerman Spaeder LLP – and clerked for United States District Court Judge Catherine Blake.
- J.D., The Georgetown University Law Center, magna cum laude. Senior Articles Editor, The Georgetown Law Journal
- M.A., Tulane University
- B.A., The College of Wooster
- Assistant Federal Public Defender, Maryland Federal Public Defender's Office
- Clerkship, The Honorable Catherine C. Blake, United States District Court for the District of Maryland
Justin Dillon and Matt Kaiser Publish Op-Ed: Minnesota’s Failed Football Boycott Was a Blow to Fairness in Campus Sexual Assault HearingsDecember 20, 2016
Justin Dillon and Matt Kaiser Publish Op-Ed in Los Angeles Times: Absurdity Reigns in Campus Sexual Assault Trials.April 21, 2016
Matt Kaiser Guest Blogs on Washington Legal Foundation The Legal Pulse: Overcriminalization Timeline: Mens Rea, Public Welfare Offenses and Responsible Corporate Officer DoctrineNovember 16, 2015
Matt Kaiser and Justin Dillon Publish an Editorial in the Los Angeles Times: How to Punish Campus Sexual AssaultNovember 14, 2015
Matt Kaiser Publishes an Editorial in The Washington Times: Being an Executive is not a CrimeNovember 11, 2015
Matt Kaiser and Justin Dillon Publish Editorial in LA Times: Why It’s Unfair for Colleges to Use Outside Investigators in Rape Cases.September 16, 2015
Justin Dillon and Matt Kaiser Publish Op-Ed in the National Law Journal: The DOJ’s Crackdown on White-Collar Crime Creates ‘Cruel Alternative’September 14, 2015
Matt Kaiser and Justin Dillon Publish Op-ed in The Weekly Standard: The Campus Sex Scene: How Congress Can Make It WorseAugust 6, 2015
Justin Dillon and Matt Kaiser Publish Op-ed in The Washington Post: We’ve defended lots of campus sexual assault cases, so we know just how unfair they areJuly 24, 2015
Matt Kaiser Publishes Editorial in Baltimore Sun: A Minimum of ReformNovember 14, 2014
Justin Dillon and Matt Kaiser Publish Op-Ed in San Diego Union-Tribune: California Bill Won’t Solve Sexual Assault Problem on CampusSeptember 3, 2014
Justin Dillon and Matt Kaiser Publish Op-Ed in Boston Herald: College Courts Flunks Fairness TestAugust 16, 2014
Matt Kaiser Publishes an Article for Time Magazine: Some Rules about Consent are “Unfair” to Male Students”May 15, 2014
Matt Kaiser and Justin Dillon Publish an Editorial in the Wall Street Journal: The White House Flunks a Test on Sexual AssaultMay 5, 2014
Matt Kaiser and Justin Dillon Publish a Letter to the Editor in the New York Times: The Rights of the AccusedApril 28, 2014