Board of Directors

William Jackson

William JacksonColumbia 1997

William is a Partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Boies, Schiller and Flexner LLP.  His main practice areas include complex commercial litigation and international arbitration.

Since joining Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP in 1999, William has represented clients in a wide range of complex commercial matters.  His work include the successful representation of an international trading company in a dispute with a major international oil and gas corporation; the defense of a client in both civil and criminal antitrust actions involving the construction and installation of deepwater offshore oil and gas platforms; and the defense of a telecommunications corporation in an investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission and concurrent private class and individual opt out actions alleging securities fraud.

William has filed an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court on behalf of faculty members of Columbia Law School regarding the Solomon Amendment, a federal statute involving military recruiting on law school campuses.

He has taught negotiation and alternative dispute resolution at Harvard Law School and was a Lecturer at Stanford Law School.

From 1998-1999, William was a law clerk for the Honorable Frank Coffin of the First Circuit Court of Appeals.  From 1997-1998, he was a law clerk for the Honorable Norma L. Shapiro of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

William is a Tony Patiño Fellow from Columbia Law School, where he graduated in 1997 as a Harlon Fiske Stone Scholar, and received a Comparative Law Certificate of Achievement with Honors.  In 1991 he graduated Cum Laude from Harvard University with a B.A. in government.

William has been on the Board of Directors since 2007.  He serves as Secretary on the Board, and is on the Finance Committee.