Matt 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.
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- The College of Wooster
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- Maryland State Bar
- District of Columbia State Bar
- The Edward Bennett Williams American Inn of Court
- The Fourth Circuit Judicial Conference
- Board of Governors
- Bar Association of DC
- Hearing Panel for the District of Columbia Board on Professional Responsibility
- D.C. Bar's Practice Management Committee
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- The Federal Criminal Appeals Blog
- Supervised Release and Linguistics– trial court’s erroneous revocation of supervised release and imposition of a term of incarceration is vacated for lack of jurisdiction: United States v. Marsh, _ F.3d _ (D.C. Circuit, No. 12-3096, July 19, 2016)
19 July 2016
- Sentencing and Plain Error – trial court’s erroneous reliance on conduct pre-dating entry to conspiracy calls for vacation of lengthy sentence: United States v. Burnett, _ F.3d _ (D.C. Circuit, No. 13-3075, July 8, 2016)
10 July 2016
- Lay Opinion Testimony– D.C. Circuit reverses conviction for trial judge’s allowing admission of FBI agent’s lay opinion testimony “interpreting” intercepted communications: United States v. Henry Williams, _ F.3d _ (D.C. Circuit, No. 13-3019, July 8, 2016).
10 July 2016
- Crossing some lines and “tiptoeing near” others: Three Third Circuit reversals
30 June 2016
- Manager-Leader– D.C. Circuit vacates enhancement for trial judge’s failure to make adequate findings: United States v. Martinez-Vega, _ F.3d _ (D.C. Circuit, No. 10-3083, June 24, 2016).
26 June 2016
- Search and seizure and lack of a reasonable suspicion – D.C. Circuit reverses denial of suppression motion: “our society does not allow police officers to ‘round up the usual suspects.’” United States v. Castle, _ F.3d _ (D.C. Circuit, No. 14-3073, June 14, 2016).
14 June 2016
- Ineffective Assistance and Expert Testimony – D.C. Circuit remands denial of coram nobis petition advancing battered woman syndrome defense: United States v. Nwoye, _ F.3d _ (D.C. Circuit, No. 14-3060, June 10, 2016).
11 June 2016
- Remanding – colorable claim of ineffective assistance of counsel warrant remands to consider claim that trial counsel failed to explain plea offer: United States v. Knight _ F.3d _ (D.C. Circuit, No. 14-3010, June 10, 2016)
11 June 2016
- Remanding – Trial Judge’s failure to address claims of sentencing entrapment: United States v. McKeever, _ F.3d _ (D.C. Circuit, No. 13-3096, June 10, 2016)
11 June 2016
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