J. David Jackson

Mr. Jackson is a partner in the Trial Group, the Co-Chair of the firm’s global China Litigation Practice Group and is the former Co-Chair of the firm’s Securities Litigation and Enforcement Practice Group. His practice focuses on securities litigation, trade secret and unfair competition litigation, antitrust, and complex commercial litigation.

Mr. Jackson’s securities litigation experience is extensive and varied. He actively represents clients in large securities class action lawsuits and other complex securities litigation involving, among other things, public offerings, private placements, corporate takeovers, and officer and director liability. Clients represented in these matters include issuers, underwriters, accountants, limited partnerships and general partners, officers and directors. His experience also includes representing broker-dealers, investment advisors, and trust companies in court and arbitration actions throughout the country, as well as with regulatory investigations before the Securities and Exchange Commission, FINRA, and other federal and state regulators.

Mr. Jackson’s practice also concentrates in trade secret and unfair competition litigation, as well as other complex commercial and consumer rights disputes including claims involving the antitrust laws, RICO, and consumer rights statutes. Mr. Jackson has tried cases throughout the country in these areas. His significant trial experience includes:

Three multi-week federal court jury trials involving claims of securities fraud, conspiracy, and RICO violations;
A multi-week federal jury trial alleging antitrust and bank anti-tying allegations;
A multi-week federal jury trial alleging violations of the Lanham Act;
Several jury and non-jury trials in state and federal courts involving trade secrets and unfair competition; and,
Numerous FINRA arbitrations involving multi-million dollar customer claims and competitor raiding claims.

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Areas of Practice 1) Mergers and Acquisitions, 2) Antitrust and Competition Law, 3) Data and Computer Technology, 4) Class Action Litigation, 5) Banking, 6) Government Enforcement & Corporate Investigations and 7) Financial Services Litigation & Enforcement
Law School Washington University School of Law - St. Louis (J.D., 1974)
Education St. Olaf College (B.A.,1971)
Bar Member / Association Minnesota State Bar Association
Most recent firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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