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Justyn J. Kasierski

Justyn J. Kasierski
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Justyn J. Kasierski

Justyn advises technology and emerging growth companies at all stages of development across a range of industries, including software, e-commerce, video games and development, networking, advanced materials, clean-tech, alternative energy, medical devices, biotechnology and biopharmaceuticals. He also represents angel and venture capital funds in their fundraising and investment activities. Justyn counsels clients on day-to-day legal and business issues, and his transactional experience includes startup and formation, public and private offerings of equity and debt securities, mergers and acquisitions, commercial transactions and strategic partnerships.

Justyn joined Hutchison after practicing in the Waltham office of Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP, a national venture law firm. During his tenure at Gunderson Dettmer, Justyn represented a variety of private and public technology companies and also served as counsel for a number of leading venture capital funds.

Recognition, Affiliations & Memberships

  • Board of Directors, Council of Entrepreneurial Development (CED) (2016-2018)
  • Board of Directors, TTEC
  • Advisory Board, Triangle Game Initiative
  • Board of Directors, Florida Venture Forum
  • Executive-in-Residence, North Carolina State University College of Management’s Technology, Entrepreneurship and Commercialization Program
  • Co-Chair, North Carolina Bar Association's Technology and Emerging Growth Companies Committee
  • Advisory Board, BASE, a sustainable business accelerator launched by the University of North Carolina's Kenan Flagler Business School
  • Leading Individual, ​Chambers and Partners​, 2014-2017
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2014-2017, 2019
  • Managing Partner 2017-2020
  • Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in: Technology Law, Venture Capital Law
  • Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for: Technology Law, Raleigh (2021, 2023)


  • J.D., cum laude, Duke University Law School, 2000
  • B.S., summa cum laude, University of Rhode Island, 1997


  • Massachusetts
  • North Carolina


Personally, I view Justyn, Ashley and Dan O. as trusted members of my team. Their work was always top notch and their (often daily) counsel exceptionally valuable.

Maxime Lemaitre CEO & President, Mattrix Technologies, Inc.

Justyn and the Hutch team showed flexibility and expertise, to ensure we could get to the finish line. It was a true partnership.

Sean Fitzgerald CEO, Savii, Inc.

I have always enjoyed working with Justyn and find him to be a thoughtful and intelligent attorney who consistently provides valuable insight and legal advice.

Stephen Mangano Member, GBL Investments

Emily King and Justyn Kasierski did a fantastic job supporting Ziptronix in its recent merger with Tessera, as well as, a variety of other company transactions through the company's history. They are a first class team that I highly recommend!

Richard Gianni CFO, Ziptronix. Inc.