John Hundley

John F. Hundley

Of Counsel He / Him / His
Washington, DC

John F. Hundley, a veteran attorney with more than 25 years of litigation experience, represents clients in criminal, civil, and administrative matters, with a focus on white collar criminal defense.

John has litigated complex criminal and civil matters in trial and appellate courts in multiple federal and state jurisdictions. He has handled a range of cases involving money laundering, antitrust violations, environmental crimes, and tax evasion. John also has extensive experience defending individuals and organizations in a variety of fraud matters including mail and wire, health care, and contracting fraud.


Representative Matters

John has represented:

  • An individual under investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller
  • Monica Lewinsky in an Office of Independent Counsel investigation of and related contempt proceedings against President Bill Clinton
  • A pharmaceutical company in a multi-jurisdictional false claims investigation involving the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York and State Attorneys General Offices in California and Texas
  • Multiple individuals in national security and espionage investigations and prosecutions, including FBI Agent Robert Hanssen, CIA Agent John Kiriakou, DOD analyst Larry Franklin, DOD contractor Tai Shen Kuo, and Defense Intelligence Agency analyst Ana Belen Montes

Professional Highlights

Judicial Clerkship

Hon. James C. Cacheris, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, 1993–1994

Professional Activities

Virginia Bar Association, Criminal Law Section

District of Columbia Bar Association, Criminal Law & Individual Rights and Litigation Communities

American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section

Recognition & Accomplishments

Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America

AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

The Best Lawyers in America, Criminal Defense-White Collar (Washington, DC), 2010-2024



Georgetown University Law Center (J.D. 1993)

University of Virginia (B.A. 1989, with honors)


District of Columbia


U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia

U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia