Meet William Jackson, twin brother of Patrick G. Jackson who is married to President Biden’s Supreme Court Justice nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson. After the news that Ketanji was related to the former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan by marriage people were eager to know about their connection.
William married Dana Jackson, sister of Paul’s wife Janna Ryan. Learn more about them below in this article. Here we cover his age and his job along with information on their children.
Meet William Jackson, Patrick G. Jackson Twin Brother
William Jackson is the twin brother of Patrick G Jackson, husband of Ketanji Brown Jackson. He was born to his parents Francis Gardner Jackson Jr (born on 24 February 1943). and Pamela Graves Hardee (born on 2 May 1944). His parents tied the knots on 12 January 1963.
Besides Patrick, he also has an elder brother named Francis Gardner Jackson III born on 17 September 1967.
Also, his paternal grandparents were Francis Gardner Jackson (4 December 1914 – 31 December 1970) and Jane Matthews (21 August 1916 – 15 July 1993). Patrick’s great-grandparents were James Tracy Jackson Jr. and Rachel Brooks.
Furthermore, in 2017, during the 35th Edith House Lecture, Ketanji stated that her husband was quintessential “Boston Brahmin” whose family could be traced back to England before the Mayflower. But, his family has been in Massachusetts for centuries, he and his twin-brother are 6th generation Harvard.
Who Is William Jackson Wife?
William Jackson is married to Dana Little Jackson (@dana.l.jackson.12), sister of Janna Ryan the wife of former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. Together Williams Jackson and Danna Little Jackson share three kids — William Covington “Cov” Jackson, Jr., Amelia Prudence “Ellie” Jackson, and Zachary Gardner Jackson.
Dana and Janna grew up in the Marshall County town of Madill and were born to their late mother Prudence Little and father Dan Vincent Little. Their mother went to Wellesley and graduated first in the 1968 University of Oklahoma law school class that included her husband, Dan.
Besides practicing law, Prudence Little involved herself in a range of civic activities in Madill. She was among the first members of the Oklahoma Ethics Commission and was chairman of the OU Foundation. Whereas, their father Dan served on the OU Board of Regents and also became the chairman of the board of trustees for the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics.
Both of her parents have been generous with their time and money to Oklahoma charities and causes and public boards and commissions.
Besides Dana and Janna, Prudence and Dan also had one other daughter named Molly who is married to her husband Mark Olcott.
The three sisters lost their mother Prudence Mae (Petersen) on 22 May 2010 at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX. She was born on November 16, 1942.
According to Dana Little’s LinkedIn, she graduated from Wellesley College in 1992. She practiced law as an attorney from 1997 to 2004 in their private practice Little Law Offices. She stated that she isn’t currently practicing.
William Jackson Age
Reportedly born in 1969, as of Feb 2021, William Jackson is 53 years old.
William Jackson Job
William Jackson is an attorney by profession. His area of practice includes complex litigation+Dispute Resolution, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Medtech, and Litigation.
He started his career as a partner in Boies Schiller Flexner LLP in October 1999. In July 2020, he became an administrative partner at the LLP. He quit his job after 21 years in June 2021.
Starting from June 2021, William has been serving as a partner at Goodwin in Washington, District of Columbia.
In addition to that, William is also a Tony Patiňo Fellow. He also serves on the Advisory Board to the Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning at St. Andrews Episcopal School in Potomac, Maryland. He also previously taught negotiation and alternative dispute resolution at Harvard Law School and was a lecturer on Law at Stanford Law School.
Moreover, his experience before joining Goodwin includes serving as co-lead trial counsel for a pharmaceutical manufacturer in Hatch-Waxman litigation against a generic competitor; the client’s victory in the case resulted in the company’s market cap increasing by more than $1 billion days the decision was announced. He also served as lead counsel for a Silicon Valley startup against a pharmaceutical benefits manager in contract, statutory, and tort claims valued at over $600 million.
Furthermore, William served as lead counsel for an international software company in investigation by U.S. Government into $400 million in alleged overbilling; resulting in U.S. Government terminating the investigation without liability.
Is William Jackson On Facebook?
Yes, William Jackson is on Facebook. You can find him at (@william.c.jackson).
When Is William Jackson Birthday?
William Jackson celebrates his birthday on 12 February.
Where Does William Jackson Reside?
William Jackson currently lives in Washington, DC.
Where Did William Jackson Recieve His Education?
William Jackson graduated Cum Laude with B.A. in Government in 1991 from Harvard University. He secured his J.D. from Columbia Law School in 1997 (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar). He earned his license to practice law in the District of Columbia, Massachusetts, and New York.
His clerkships are listed as 1998-1999) U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, Honorable Frank Coffin, and (1997-1998) U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Honorable Norma L. Shapiro.