Matthew G. Kaiser
About Matthew G. KaiserMatt Kaiser has represented hundreds of clients through some of the most difficult times in their lives. Matt has represented corporate executives and folks living on the streets. He has represented large corporations in sophisticated civil cases, and individuals in less complicated matters.
He has defended people accused of almost every kind of federal crime including tax evasion, bribery, fraud, drug dealing, arson, weapons charges, and violating export controls. Matt has helped people with trials, appeals, and post conviction petitions, and he has represented people and corporations in both state and federal courts.
Matt Kaiser is a magna cum laude graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center, where he was the Senior Articles Editor of The Georgetown Law Journal. Immediately following graduation, he clerked for The Honorable Catherine C. Blake on the United States District Court for the District
of Maryland. He was an Assistant Federal Public Defender in the Office of the Federal Public Defender for the District of Maryland. He has been an attorney at two major law firms in the District of Columbia - Williams & Connolly LLP and Zuckerman Spaeder LLP. Matt graduated Phi Beta Kappa and with departmental honors from The College of Wooster, and holds a Masters Degree in Philosophy from Tulane University.
Matt has written on a number of topics in criminal law and procedure. His publications have appeared in the Legal Times, The National Law Journal, and The Georgetown Law Journal. He is a member of the Edward Bennett Williams American Inn of Court, an invitation-only professional organization devoted to white collar criminal practice.
Matt is admitted to practice law in Maryland, Washington, D.C., the United States District Courts in Maryland and Washington, D.C., and in the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
- Business Law
- Criminal Law
- Securities Law
- White Collar Crime
- Appeals & Appellate
- Broker Fraud
Additional Practice Areas
- Federal Criminal Defense
- Fraud Crimes
- General Civil
- Government Investigations
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
|District of Columbia|
|U.S. Supreme Court|
|United States District Court for the District of Columbia|
|United States District Court for the District of Maryland|
|Kaiser, LeGrand & Dillon PLLC|
|Georgetown University Law Center - Georgetown University||J.D.|
|The College of Wooster||B.A.||Philosophy|
|AV Peer Review Rated attorney, Martindale-Hubbel(R)|
|Rated by Super lawyers, Super Lawyers|
|One of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers|
|Member, Maryland State Bar|
|Member, District of Columbia State Bar|
WEBSITES & BLOGS
Website: Kaiser, LeGrand & Dillon White Collar Website
Website: Kaiser, LeGrand & Dillon Website
Website: Matthew G. Kaiser's Litigation Website Profile
Blog: The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog
When Accepting a Guilty Plea, a Court Should Make Sure the Person Pleading Guilty Is Actually Pleading Guilty Short Wins - the Withdrawal of a Plea and Schaedenfraude Edition The Only Entrapment Opinion You Ever Need To Read (unless you practice outside of the Seventh Circuit and want to accurately understand the law) Short Wins - the Dramatic Catch-Up Edition The D.C. Circuit Makes It Harder to Prosecute Someone For Enticing A Minor The Government Gets Slapped Back to District Court in a Fake Stash House Robbery Case Short Wins - The "Silence is Golden" Edition Short Wins - the Distribution of Child Pornography Gets (slightly) Limited Edition Short Wins - The Late August Edition