Dustin Koenig represents clients in complex commercial matters, with an emphasis on infrastructure, construction, and fiduciary duty disputes. He also defends clients against claims of securities violations and fiduciary breaches and has experience seeking and defending against expedited claims for injunctive relief. Dustin regularly counsels clients operating in the public-private partnership (P3) space on governance matters and dispute avoidance.
Dustin's experience includes work for Cintra Infrastructures (Ferrovial Group), U. S. Steel, Acciona, and VINCI. Recently, Dustin successfully defended Conagra Brands and its officers and directors in a securities class action and several shareholder derivative actions arising from its merger with Pinnacle Foods. He also recently defended an international infrastructure company in Texas federal court against fiduciary duty and fraudulent transfer claims stemming from construction and bankruptcy disputes.
Dustin maintains an active pro bono practice representing individuals seeking writs of habeas corpus and post-sentencing relief in the federal courts. Before joining Jones Day, Dustin clerked for the Honorable Deborah L. Cook of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and for the Honorable Jack Zouhary of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.
- New York University (J.D. cum laude 2014; Notes Editor, New York University Law Review); Fulbright Scholar (Russia, 2011); The Ohio State University (B.A. in Political Science and Russian summa cum laude 2010)
- Ohio, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio
- Ohio Super Lawyers: "Rising Star" in business litigation (2020-2023)
- Law Clerk to: Judge Jack Zouhary, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio (2015-2016) and Judge Deborah L. Cook, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit (2014-2015)