Matthew G. Kaiser

Attorney Profile

Top Rated White Collar Crimes Attorney in Washington, DC

KaiserDillon PLLC
 | 1401 K Street NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-640-2850
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (70%),
  • General Litigation (30%),
  • Criminal Defense (0%)
Attorney Profile

As founding partner at Kaiser Law Firm PLLC, Matthew G. Kaiser takes his clients’ white collar defense needs seriously. He handles cases involving bribery, fraud, unfair trade practices and professional malpractice. Having experience working with cases in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, Mr. Kaiser is prepared to protect his clients in disputes involving government investigations and commercial litigation. He also represents clients in federal court in matters concerning securities fraud, health care fraud, tax offenses and additional federal crimes.

Clients choose Mr. Kaiser because of his intelligence, his extensive experience in federal criminal law and procedure, and his philanthropic efforts in the community. He teaches trial advocacy skills to attorneys at the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and professional responsibility to students at Georgetown University Law Center, where he serves as an adjunct professor. Additionally, Mr. Kaiser is a member of the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States.

Mr. Kaiser is passionate about learning. After he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from The College of Wooster, he earned a Master of Arts from Tulane University in philosophy. He then attended Georgetown University Law Center where he graduated magna cum laude with a Juris Doctor. During his time there, Mr. Kaiser served as the senior articles editor for The Georgetown Law Journal.

A prolific writer, Mr. Kaiser has authored pieces in TIME Magazine, The National Law Journal, The Wall Street Journal and The Legal Times. For his adherence to legal ethics and superior skills, he has earned the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell.

* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Criminal Defense: White Collar (70%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

General Litigation (30%): Litigation

Criminal Defense (0%): Criminal Fraud, Tax Evasion

Focus Areas

White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal, Litigation, Criminal Fraud, Tax Evasion


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Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2019

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About Matthew Kaiser

Admitted: 2004, Washington D.C.

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Edward Bennett Williams American Inn Of Court, Member
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Instructor
  • The Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference, Member
  • Georgetown University Law Center, Adjunct Professor
  • D.C. Circuit United States Supreme Court
  • United States Courts of Appeals for Seventh Circuit
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
  • United States Courts of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • United States District Court for the District of Maryland
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • Judicial Conference Of The United States Court Of Appeals For The Fourth Circuit, Permanent Member
  • D.C. Bar, Practice Management Service Committee, Vice-Chair, Committee Member, November 2012- Present
  • Board On Professional Responsibility, D.C. Court Of Appeals, Hearing Committee Chair, Ad Hoc Hearing Committee Member, April 2011- Present
  • Bar Association Of The District Of Columbia, Member of the Board of Governors, Washington, DC, June 2011-Present

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Our Place, DC, Chair of the Board of Directors, November 2009- November 2013
  • Our Place, DC, Vice-Chair, November 2009- November 2013
  • Our Place, DC, Member, November 2009- November 2013
  • College Summit, Washington, DC, Writing Coach Coordinator, Summer 2010, 2011
  • College Summit, Washington, DC, Writing Coach, Summer 2008, 2009

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog, 2011-present; provide updates on published defense victories in the federal circuits; recognized by the ABA Law Journal as one of the 100 best law-related blogs, 2011
  • Senior Articles Editor, Volume 90 of The Georgetown Law Journal
  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Instructor
  • “Guilty Pleas,” Georgetown Law Journal, Thirtieth Annual Review of Criminal Procedure, 89 Geo. L. J. 1397 (May 2001) (with Jason Pan)
  • “Their Guiding Light: Federal Judges Still Follow Sentencing Guidelines Because They Offer Some Direction,” Legal Times, April 7, 2008
  • “Lab Technicians Too,” The National Law Journal, July 14, 2008
  • “Immunity Negotiations—Law and Practice,” Department of Justice Manual, 2nd edition (Wolters Kluwer Law & Business 2009) (with Roger Spaeder)
  • “What Can the Rumble in Rhode Island Tell Us About Obama And The Death Penalty?” American Constitution Society Blog,September 2, 2011
  • “President’s Mixed Bag on National Drug Policy,” American Constitution Society Blog, September 21, 2011

Educational Background:

  • The College Of Wooster, B.A. Philosophy May, 1994
  • Tulane University, M.A. Philosophy May, 1996
Office Location for Matthew G. Kaiser

1401 K Street NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20005

Phone: 202-640-2850


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Last Updated: 12/7/2016

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