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.

Matthew Kaiser

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

Government Service

  • 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