Laura L. Dunn, J.D.

Nationally Recognized Expert and Consultant

Expert Knowledge

Dunn’s years of nationally recognized advocacy and litigation make her a sought-after expert witness and consultant on high-profile campus sexual misconduct and whistleblower protection cases across the country. She is regularly retained by reputable law firms to develop expert reports, prepare litigation strategy, and provide expert testimony. Dunn is also available to serve as co-counsel on select cases.

Advocacy in Action

Dunn has decades of experience, holding perpetrators and enablers of sexual violence accountable. She has advanced victims’ rights through nationwide legislation and policy efforts and represented survivors and whistleblowers in sexual misconduct and retaliation related proceedings. Among many other honors and recognitions, Dunn received a 2015 Echoing Green Global Fellowship, the U.S. Department of Justice Special Courage Award (2017), and a 2018 TED Fellowship.

Breaking News

Dunn has appeared in local and national media stories about campus sexual violence more than 300 times. In addition to having her op-eds published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and the TED Ideas Blog, she has also been featured in publications like The National Law Journal and BuzzFeed. She is available to providing trainings and presentations on issues of campus sexual assault, vicitms’ rights, Title IX, the Clery Act, and more.

Get to Know Laura

Laura L. Dunn, J.D., is a nationally recognized civil and victims’ rights lawyer and social entrepreneur who has been featured in Forbes, BuzzFeed, The National Law Journal, and many more. Dunn is the Founding Partner of the L.L. Dunn Law Firm, as well as a published legal scholar, adjunct at Maryland Law, liaison to the ALI’s Model Penal Code on Sexual Assault and Student Sexual Misconduct Project, and a previously appointed member to the ABA’s  Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence and Criminal Justice Section Task Force on College Due Process and Victim Protection.

Media

Coverage of advocacy through television, podcasts, articles, and more

Expert

Expert witness and consulting in services for federal- and/or state-based litigation nationwide

Speaking

Presentations and trainings provided throughout the United States

Publications

Authored articles published by reputable national publications

Advocacy

Successful federal- and state-based policy and legislative efforts advancing and enforcing victim rights

Thought Leadership

VICTORY IN CRIMINAL COURT

VICTORY IN CRIMINAL COURT

Last month, the L.L. Dunn Law Firm recently partnered with the Access to Justice Project in Charlotte, North Carolina, to defend a sexual assault victim who had been charged by the Washington County Sheriff's Office with making a false crime report - a 1st-degree...

VRLC V. CARDONA: IMPACT ON TITLE IX REGULATIONS

VRLC V. CARDONA: IMPACT ON TITLE IX REGULATIONS

For those following the various legal challenges brought against the Trump-era Title Regulations issued by DeVos to take effect in August 2020, it is worth reviewing the recent decision in Victim Rights Law Center, et al., v. Cardona, et al., Case No. 1:20-cv-11104...

Reflections on RBG and Leaving Behind a Legal Legacy

Reflections on RBG and Leaving Behind a Legal Legacy

It has been a sad weekend for those of us who followed the life and times of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away last Friday on Rosh Hashanah. She leaves behind an incredible legacy for advocates and attorneys working to shore up gender equality...