Professorial Lecturer in Law
As a professorial lecturer at the George Washington University Law School, Mr. Jackson co-teaches several cybersecurity-related courses, including Technology Foundations for Cybersecurity and Cybersecurity Law and Policy. He currently serves as in-house counsel at Meta Platforms where he focuses on cybersecurity matters. Mr. Jackson previously served for over a decade in a variety of legal and technical roles at the National Security Agency. Prior to his government service, Mr. Jackson performed transactional and litigation work as an associate attorney in the private sector.
Mr. Jackson received his Master of Laws in National Security and Cybersecurity Law from the George Washington University Law School and his Juris Doctor from the University of Baltimore School of Law. He has also completed advanced technical studies in cybersecurity at the Naval Postgraduate School. He is a member of the bars of Maryland and the District of Columbia, as well as the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
He has authored several law review articles on the topics of cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, national security, and privacy, to include: "Artificial Intelligence and the Fog of Innovation: A Deep-dive on Governance and the Liability of Autonomous Systems," Santa Clara High Technology Law Journal (2019); "Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Artificial Intelligence: An Examination of Legal Issues Surrounding the European Union General Data Protection Regulation and Autonomous Network Defense," Minnesota Journal of Law, Science, and Technology (2019); and "Economics, Innovation, and the Art of a Long View: A Deep-dive on the National Security Implications of China's 2016 Cybersecurity Law," American University National Security Law Brief (2020).