Dustin J. Karrison


Chicago, IL
D 773.754.1604
[email protected]


  • J.D., Chicago-Kent College of Law, 2014
  • B.S., Accounting, Illinois State University, 2011

Interdisciplinary Teams

Products Liability



Dustin Karrison is a Partner in Freeman, Mathis & Gary’s Chicago office. Mr. Karrison’s practice focuses on the defense of claims in the areas of tort and catastrophic loss, transportation, and construction. He has also defended security contractors and police departments in 1983 claims. Mr. Karrison works diligently to obtain the best possible resolution for his clients. Clients appreciate his responsiveness and attention to detail he provides to every matter.

Bar Admissions


United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Publications & Engagements
  • The Illinois Bar Journal – “Test the Waters Doctrine Sinks” – May 2022. The Illinois Bar Journal – “Using Another State’s Laws to Your Advantage,” – August 2019 The Illinois Bar Journal “What’s Not to ‘Like’?” – November 2018.
Awards and Recognition
  • 2020 Illinois Rising Star by Super Lawyers®
  • 2021 Illinois Rising Star by Super Lawyers®
  • 2022 Illinois Rising Star by Super Lawyers®
  • 2023 Illinois Rising Star by Super Lawyers®
  • Fifth Place – 2018 Lincoln Award Legal Writing Contest – Illinois State Bar Association
  • During law school, Dustin was a member of the Moot Court Honor Society.
  • Received the Best Oral Advocate Award at the National Veteran’s Moot Court Competition in Washington D.C., over a field of 30 competitors from law schools around the country.
  • CALI Award for the highest grade in Legal Writing 3.
Classes/Seminars Taught
  • Seminar: “Using Social Media at Trial,” at the Chicago-Technology at Trial Seminar sponsored by the ISBA Civil Practice & Procedure Section in February 2019.
  • Seminar: “Using Social Media in the Courtroom,” at the Eleventh Hour Seminar, presented by the Kane County Bar Association in June 2019.
  • Seminar: “Using Social Media at Trial,” at Lunch and Learn with Geo, presented by the Northwest Suburban Bar Association in June 2019.