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KaiserDillon PLLC Recognized Again by The Legal 500 for White-Collar Criminal Defense

KaiserDillon PLLC has been recognized in the 2020 United States edition of The Legal 500 for the category “Corporate Investigations and White-Collar Criminal Defense: Advise to Individuals” for its second consecutive selection.

The Legal 500 identified KaiserDillon PLLC as “a Washington DC boutique with a stellar track record in politically sensitive white-collar criminal and government investigatory matters, including before Congress. Clients include public officials, lobbying companies and other individuals active in Washington DC. Aside from political work, the group has experience in cases involving the anti-kickback statute, bribery, securities, health and tax fraud, and federal false statements.”

Legal 500 also identified testimonials from others in the legal community about the firm:

Many of the lawyers in the firm come from the public defenders office and prosecutors offices. They translate the ability to work with people under pressure into private investigations and other settings.’

They’ve got a lot of concentrated expertise in responding to investigations and work together well as a team.’

Matt Kaiser is articulate, practical and generous; Justin Dillon is energetic, determined and optimistic.’

Partners Matt Kaiser and Justin Dillon received further recognition that they “both possess[] substantial crisis management, trial and investigatory experience.” And partner Jon Jeffress was hailed as a “name to note with regular success in criminal trials.”

In 2020, The Legal 500 recognized only 70 firms in the United States for work in white-collar criminal defense. The Legal 500 has been reviewing the global corporate legal market for over 30 years, producing annual rankings and descriptions of standout practitioners across more than 150 jurisdictions.

According to The Legal 500, each year its research team gathers detailed self-assessments from corporate law firms worldwide and conducts interviews of attorneys, clients, and others in the legal market to form a “standard level and quality of data which, in turn, enables us to benchmark legal services providers with both more precision and more assurance.” The resulting rankings “highlight the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice . . . . The purpose of The Legal 500 is to help corporate counsel find the right advisers.”