Dustin Koenig represents clients in complex commercial matters, including consumer class actions and expedited proceedings involving trade secrets. He also defends clients against claims of securities violations and fiduciary breaches.
Dustin is currently defending 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 has served as lead defense counsel for Experian in cases brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, including obtaining summary judgment on all claims in a lawsuit challenging the adequacy of its credit reporting system. He also has experience defending lawsuits brought by state attorneys general, including a lawsuit brought by the Kentucky Attorney General against Marathon Petroleum and Speedway alleging violations of the state's price gouging statute.
Dustin maintains an active pro bono practice representing individuals seeking asylum and other relief under U.S. immigration law, as well as individuals seeking writs of habeas corpus 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 (2020–2022)
- 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)