Speaking Engagements

For over 10 years, Laura L. Dunn, J.D., has been speaking to and providing training for campus officials and students, law enforcement personnel, victim advocates, and civil attorneys. Reach out today to get a custom quote for your upcoming event.

Speaking from Experience

Laura L. Dunn, J.D., has provided presentations and trainings at prestigious organizations all across the country, including the National Association of Women Judges, Federal Bar Association, D.C. Bar Association, Democratic Attorneys General Association, College Republican National Committee, Wisconsin’s Department of Justice, Texas Municipal Police Association, the Arkansas State Bar, the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics, Stanford University, Harvard Law School, and many more.


Ted Talk

It’s time for the law to protect victims of gender violence

The Mutually Amazing Podcast

Laura Dunn on justice, #MeToo, and advocacy

Ignite Baltimore #19

Access to justice for survivors

Theorizing Consent, Session One

The current state of Title IX Law

All Speaking Engagements to Date

  • “The ERA – Why Do We Care?” Panel, Women in Law Section, New York State Bar Association (Jan. 18, 2024)
  • Preserving Access and Protecting Victims: The Role for Advocates as Title IX & Clery Act Advisors, Virginia Victim Assistance Network (Nov. 16, 2023)
  • Netflix’s “Victim/Suspect”: Film Screening and Discussion, Virginia Victim Assistance Network (Nov. 15, 2023)
  • Title IX Damages Post-Cummings, National Crime Victim Bar Assoc. (Mar. 31, 2023)
  • Panel, Abuse & Sexual Assault Prevention, University of Pennsylvania (Mar. 23, 2023)
  • Title IX: Serving as an Advisor in Campus Proceedings to Build Your Lawsuit, National Crime Victim Bar Association (Oct. 8, 2022)
  • Sexual Violence and Abuse of Powers in Higher Education, Title IX Conference, UVA School of Law (April 1, 2022)
  • Deliberate Indifference? Holding Law Enforcement and Educational Institutions Accountable for Effectively Responding to Sexual Assault, Pugh Symposium on Social Justice, Louisiana State University (March 25, 2022)
  • #MeToo on Campus: Title IX’s Cloak of Silence, How Do We Know? Podcast, SXSW (March 8, 2021)
  • Guest Lecturer, interACT, California State University – Long Beach (Feb. 21, 2022)
  • Guest Lecturer, Quinlan School of Business, Loyola University Chicago (Dec. 7, 2021)
  • Practical Advice for Founding Your Own Law Firm, WLE Webinar Series, Maryland Law (Oct. 20, 2021)
  • Title IX, Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) (Oct. 19, 2021)
  • Title IX & Sexual Misconduct on Campus, 26th San Diego International Summit on Violence, Abuse & Trauma Across the Lifespan (Aug. 29, 2021)
  • Effective Advocacy on K-12 Sexual Misconduct: A Guide to Advocates, Attorneys & Parents Navigating the 2020 Title IX Regulations, Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (Aug. 10, 2021)
  • Responding to K-12 Sexual Misconduct: A Guide to School Personnel Navigating the 2020 Title IX Regulations, Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (Aug. 3, 2021)
  • Campus Sexual Assault, Mastery Skills Path for Trainers & Educators, Center for Respect (April 21, 2021)
  • Campus Sexual Assault, Mastery Skills Path for Trainers & Educators, Center for Respect (April 21, 2021)
  • Representing Survivors of School-Based Gender Violence, Maryland Crime Victim Rights Conference (April 20, 2021)
  • Atheneaum Fellows Speaker Series, Claremont McKenna (April 15, 2021)
  • School Resource Officers and Title IX: K-12 Responses to Sexual Misconduct, International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Violence across the Lifespan, EVAWI (Virtual) (Apr. 6, 2021)
  • Using the Clery Act Where the New Title IX Regulations Fail, ABA (Jan. 27, 2021)
  • Career Panel, Women’s Bar Association, University of Maryland Carey School of Law (Oct. 29, 2020)
  • Title IX Tutorial, Atlantic Trial Lawyers Association (Oct. 14, 2020)
  • The New Title IX Regulations: A New Era, D.C. Bar Association (Aug. 3, 2020)
  • The Department of Education’s New Title IX Regulations: A Closure Look, ABA (Virtual) (July 23, 2020)
  • Sexual Assault Claims on the College Campus, Pennsylvania Bar Institute (Philadelphia, PA) (Feb. 7, 2020)
  • When the Work is Personal: Setting and Succeeding at Intentional Wellness Goals, Echoing Green Summit (Nov. 19, 2019)
  • Mutual is not Equitable: Misuse of No Contact Orders in Title IX Proceedings, Annual Law Symposium, Liberty University School of Law (Nov. 1, 2019)
  • Guest Lecture, Selected Topics in Justice, Law, and Criminology: Victims’ Rights​, American University Washington College of Law (Oct. 29, 2019)
  • ERA Day Panel, Alice Paul Institution (June 30, 2019)
  • Federal Law Overview, Pro-Bono Attorney Network Training, Equal Rights Advocates (San Francisco, CA)(Apr. 26, 2019)
  • Keynote, Teal Meal, Students Against Sexual Violence, James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA) (Apr. 25, 2019)
  • Uneven Bars:  Reporting Sexual Assault in College Sports, Spring CLE Conference, ABA (Baltimore, MD) (Apr. 11, 2019)
  • Title IX Panel, Employment Practice Group Annual Meeting, JAMS (New York City, NY) (Apr. 5, 2019)
  • Trauma, Title IX Neutrals Training, JAMS (Washington, DC) (Mar. 6, 2019)
  • Kavanaugh: A High Stakes Confirmation? ​MLaw, University of Maryland College Park (Silver Springs, MD) (Sept. 28, 2018)
  • Name It, Face It: Educating to End Sexual Violence and Harassment Symposium, Harvard Graduate School of Education (Cambridge, MA) (Sept. 21, 2018)
  • Natural Resource Defense Counsel, ​Women’s Caucus (Washington, DC) (Sept. 4, 2018)
  • Closing Keynote, 6th Annual Title IX Summit, Rowan University (Glassboro, NJ) (June 12, 2018)
  • It’s Time for the Law to Protect Victims of Gender Violence, 2018 TED Conference (Vancouver, Canada)(April 10, 2018)
  • Press Conference on SurvJustice v. DeVos Lawsuit, U.S. Department of Education (Washington, DC) (Jan. 25, 2018)
  • Title IX Panel, Fall Policy Conference, Democratic Attorneys General Association (Nashville, TN) (Sept. 14, 2017)
  • Campus Sexual Assault Training, Statewide Law Enforcement Training on Violence Against Women, Texas Municipal Police Association (San Antonio, TX) (July 7, 2017)
  • Best Practices in Addressing Campus Sexual Assault, Wisconsin Department of Justice, UW-Stevens Point (Stevens Point, WI) (June 2, 2017)
  • Title IX, Arkansas State Bar Association, Annual ArkBar (Hot Springs, AR) (June 16, 2017)
  • Access to Justice for Survivors, Baltimore Ignite (Baltimore, MD) (Apr. 16, 2017)
  • Mitigating Campus Sexual Assault in a Changing Political Climate, Scar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University (Fairfax, VA) (Apr. 18, 2017)
  • Closing Keynote, 2017 Annual Conference, Virginia State Sex Offender Treatment Association (Williamsburg, VA) (March 17, 2017)
  • Title IX Investigations Panel, 38th Annual National Conference on Law & Higher Education, The Center for Excellence in Higher Education Law & Policy (Orland, FL) (Feb. 11 & 12, 2017)
  • Campus Sexual Assault: Overview of What You Need to Know for Campus Proceedings Part 1-3, National Alliance of Victim’s Rights Attorneys Webinar Series (Aug. 10, 2016; Sept. 14, 2016; Oct. 13, 2016)
  • Guest Lecture, One in Five: The Law, Policy, & Politics of Campus Sexual Assault, Stanford University (Washington D.C.) (Sept. 9, 2015) (Sept. 13, 2016)
  • Representing College Students in Campus Hearings on Sexual Violence, Webinar, Federal Bar Association (Arlington, VA) (June 29, 2016)
  • Discussion of Sexual Assault on College Campuses & the Military, 11th Annual Meeting of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues & the National Association of Women Judges (Washington D.C.) (June 22, 2016)
  • Breaching the Ivory Tower: Effective Legal Advocacy within Campus Hearings, Annual Victim Rights Conference, National Crime Victim Law Institute (Portland, OR) (June 11, 2016)
  • Campus Sexual Assault as an Institutional Balancing Act: Procedural Requirements under VAWA, Theorizing Consent, University of Texas-Austin (Austin, TX) (April 30, 2016)
  • Campus Sexual Assault: A Civil Rights Perspective, Six-Part Luncheon Series, Civil Right & Social Justice Section, ABA (Teleconference) (Feb. 25, 2016)
  • Effective Representation of Victims of Campus Violence: A Victim Legal Assistance Network Training, National Crime Victim’s Law Institute (webinar) (Feb. 17, 2016)
  • Keynote, Louisiana Sexual Assault Student Activist Conference, Newcomb College Institute, Tulane University (New Orleans, LA) (Feb. 13, 2016)
  • Keynote, 33rd Annual Conference on Crime Victim’s Issues, Virginia Victim’s Assistance Network (Williamsburg, VA) (Nov. 19, 2015)
  • SUNY’s Approach to Sexual Violence Prevention and Response, 25th Anniversary of the Clery Act, Clery Center for Security on Campus (Washington D.C.) (Nov. 13, 2015)
  • Keynote, SARU’s Night Out, Center for Health Education and Wellness, Johns Hopkins University (Oct. 14, 2015)
  • Addressing Sexual Violence on Campus: Beginning the Dialogue, Whittier College (Whittier, CA) (Sept. 24, 2015)
  • Campus Sexual Violence Adjudication Training Confirmation, University of Maryland Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD) (Sept. 20, 2015)
  • Guest Lecture, One in Five: The Law, Policy, and Politics of Campus Sexual Assault, Stanford University (Washington D.C.) (Sept. 09, 2015) 
  • Campus Sexual Assault: Prevention, Support & Justice, National Global Health Law: O’Neill Colloquium, Georgetown University Law Center (Washington D.C.) (Sept. 9, 2015)
  • Advocacy under the Campus SaVE Act: Addressing Gender Violence on Campus, Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault (Madison, WI) (Aug. 12, 2015)
  • Campus Safety: Addressing Sexual Violence, 61st Biennial Convention, College Republican National Committee (Washington D.C.) (June 12, 2015)
  • Preparing for the Red Zone: Tackling Sexual Assault on Campus, Stetson Center for Excellence in Higher Education Law and Policy webinar (St. Petersburg, FL) (May 5, 2015)
  • Embracing Change: Equitable Rights in Higher Education, Stetson Center for Excellence in Higher Education Law and Policy webinar (St. Petersburg, FL) (March 25, 2015)
  • Supporting Survivors of Campus Sexual Violence, Beyond Campus Adjudication Conference, University of New Hampshire School of Law (Durham, NH) (March 17, 2015)
  • Strengthening Title IX: Campus Safety, Accountability & Transparency, University of Chicago, Institute of Politics (Chicago, IL) (March 11, 2015)
  • Victim Activism Plenary, 2015 Violence Prevention Conference, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) (National Harbor, MD) (Jan. 12, 2015)
  • Addressing Campus Sexual Assault, Annual Campus Adjudicator Training, University of Maryland Baltimore County (Baltimore, MD) (09/20/2014)
  • Campus SaVE Act Update, College & University Police & Investigators Conference (CUPIC), George Mason University (Fairfax, VA) (Aug. 6, 2014)
  • Voices Panel, Sexual Assault Summit, Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH) (July 15, 2014)
  • The Fight Against Campus Sexual Assault, 10th Annual Young Feminist Leadership Conference, Feminist Majority Foundation (Washington D.C.) (March 29, 2014)
  • Campus Sexual Violence Activism, Converge! Re-Imaging the Movement to End Gender Violence, University of Miami Law School (Miami, FL) (02/08/2014)
  • The Public Duty Doctrine: Lessons from Castle Rock, Annual Victim Rights Conference, National Crime Victim Law Institute (Portland, OR) (06/07/2013)
  • Keynote, Campus Sexual Assault Conference, Justice Center for Research, Penn State University (University Park, PA) (10/15/2013)
  • Overview of Clery & Sexual Assault Response, Campus Grantee Training, Office on Violence Against Women, U.S. Department of Justice (Washington, D.C.) (Feb. 29, 2012)
  • Guest Lecturer, Prof. Rosenfeld’s Title IX Seminar, Harvard Law (Cambridge, MA) (Sept. 6, 2010)