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Louisa K. Marion

Louisa K. Marion

Crowell & Moring LLP
Washington, DC, USA


Louisa K. Marion is an associate in Crowell & Moring's Washington, D.C. office. She is a member of the firm's White Collar & Regulatory Enforcement, Privacy & Cybersecurity, and Education groups. Louisa has represented corporations and individuals across a variety of jurisdictions and industries, in complex civil, criminal, and arbitral matters. Her recent experience includes:

  • Defending government contractors in False Claims Act qui tam suits in federal court, including defending a security contracting firm in a jury trial resulting in a verdict for the defense on all counts.
  • Representing a corporate client in a criminal investigation under the Computer Fraud & Abuse Act
  • Counseling corporate and non-profit clients on privacy and cybersecurity
  • policies.
  • Representing a company in an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) dispute under international law regarding the delegation of a new generic top level domain by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
  • Defending a corporate executive in a criminal fraud investigation.
  • Representing a corporate client during a criminal investigation by U.S. officials for price fixing.
  • Representing a United States investor in arbitration proceedings against a Middle Eastern sovereign for violations of a bilateral investment treaty, before the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID).
  • Counseling private university clients on Title IX compliance.

Louisa also has an active pro bono practice. In 2012, she was selected as Crowell & Moring's Loaned Associate to The Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia. From March to October 2012, she represented indigent tenants in eviction actions, successfully negotiating favorable settlement agreements for her clients and participating in all stages of the pre-trial litigation process. Louisa's additional pro-bono work includes representing a U-Visa applicant, representing a immigration detainee in habeas proceedings, and providing privacy and cybersecurity counseling to a non-profit organization.

Louisa received her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 2010. While at Michigan, she served as editor in chief of the Michigan Journal of International Law and as vice president of the International Law Society. She also participated in the Women's Law Students Association and the Campbell Moot Court Competition. Before attending law school, Louisa worked for a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing legal reform initiatives in South Asia and the Middle East. Louisa graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in international relations and a minor in French.


Admitted to practice: District of Columbia, California


  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D.
  • Stanford University, B.A. international relations and French


  • French (Intermediate)
  • Spanish (Beginner)

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