Advancing & Enforcing Victim Rights

L.L. Dunn Law Firm zealously advances and enforces victims’ rights in campus, criminal, and civil systems nationwide through survivor-focused and trauma-informed legal services.

Practice Areas


Our Firm keeps K-12, college, and graduate campuses free from sex- or gender-based harassment and violence by serving as advisors during sexual misconduct proceedings. We help victims file complaints, obtain safety measures and academic accommodations, navigate the investigation and adjudication process, and file appeals as needed.  


Our Firm can assist victims in accessing and enforcing their rights during criminal proceedings in Maryland, Virginia, and D.C.  This includes support filing a complaint, communicating with law enforcement and prosecutors, and advancing rights during proceedings.  Our Firm also serves as co-counsel to defend victims facing charges for false reports nationwide.


Our Firm can undertake civil litigation on a contingency-fee basis to aid survivors in holding both perpetrators and enablers, such as educational institutions, accountable.  In addition to helping victims recover damages, we often work with our clients to ensure policies and other changes are made to keep campuses safer for the next generation of students. 




Trials Won

Recovered for Clients

Opened Federal Investigations


Campus Hearing Success

Increasing the Prospect of Justice

Our team works tirelessly to increase the prospect of justice for survivors through effective legal assistance, policy advocacy, and institutional training. Founding Partner Laura L. Dunn, J.D., has helped pass several federal and state laws to advance victim rights in the United States and provided training for prominent national organizations such as the Democratic Attorney General Association, College Republican National Convention, Federal Bar Association, National Association of Women Judges, and more. Learn more about our Founder’s work in this field:

News & Blog

Keep up to date with the latest trends in campus sexual misconduct and safety issues, victims rights, and changes to Title IX, Clery Act, and FERPA policy and enforcement.