Mr Justin Dillon > KaiserDillon PLLC > Washington DC, United States > Lawyer Profile

KaiserDillon PLLC
1099 14TH ST, NW
DC 20005
United States




A former Assistant United States Attorney, Justin Dillon now uses his years of litigation and investigative experience to defend clients in complex, high-stakes white-collar criminal and campus discipline cases. Justin combines a meticulous approach to investigating the facts with a deep knowledge of criminal and administrative procedure to vigorously protect his clients’ futures and reputations.

Justin represents people in some of the toughest situations they will ever face. He has gained nationwide attention for his work representing students and professors in campus misconduct cases. While many of these cases are successfully resolved on campus, Justin is not afraid to take it all the way to court—and he is the first lawyer in the country to win summary judgment against a university in a campus sexual assault case. (Read more about the firm’s Title IX Defense practice here). In his criminal defense practice, Justin has helped people accused of a wide range of federal white-collar crimes, guiding his clients through the process and advocating fiercely on their behalves.

Immediately before joining KaiserDillon PLLC, Justin spent five and a half years as a federal prosecutor in Washington, DC, where he led more than 100 Grand Jury investigations, tried more than 60 criminal cases, and handled more than a dozen appeals.

Justin has also been published or quoted in more than a dozen national newspapers and magazines, including The Wall Street JournalThe New York TimesThe Washington PostThe Los Angeles TimesThe Nation, and The Weekly Standard. He has been invited to speak before organizations including the American Bar Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Association of Title IX Administrators, the Higher Education Consultants Association, the Colorado Bar Association, the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the Virginia State Bar, the District of Columbia Bar, and Harvard Law School.


  • Member, Edward Bennett Williams Inn of Court, an invitation-only professional organization devoted to white-collar practice
  • Member, John Carroll Society
  • Chair, Continuing Legal Education Committee of the D.C. Bar
  • Member, Board of Directors of Families Advocating for Campus Equality (a nonprofit organization devoted to bringing greater due process protections to campus disciplinary proceedings)


  • J.D., Harvard Law School. Editor, Harvard Law Review
  • B.A., Duke University, magna cum laude

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > Corporate investigations and white-collar criminal defense

KaiserDillon PLLC is a Washington DC-based boutique firm which focuses on representing individuals caught up in government and corporate investigations. It has particular experience in the political arena, where it acts for politicians on both sides of the aisle in relation to congressional investigations. Other key clients include journalists and senior executives, which the practice assists in crisis situations and in the preparation of witness testimony for interviews by various authorities. The team is led by Matthew Kaiser, Justin Dillon , Jonathan Jeffress  and Bill Pittard.