Brittani Jackson

Brittani A.
Jackson

Associate

Associate

Education
  • Harvard Law School (J.D., 2014)
  • Harvard Business School (M.B.A., 2014)
  • Stanford University (B.A., 2008, International Relations)
Admissions
  • California
  • New York

Brittani A. Jackson represents clients in a broad range of matters, including commercial contract disputes, shareholder activism, issues of corporate governance, antitrust, and securities litigation. Ms. Jackson has experience litigating cases throughout every stage of the process—from writing pre- and post-trial briefs to conducting witness interviews, taking and defending depositions, leading discovery efforts including representing client’s interests in court hearings, and preparing witnesses and experts for deposition and trial examination.

Ms. Jackson has also represented clients in investigations being conducted by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the California and New York State Attorney General and has spearheaded numerous internal corporate investigations.

Ms. Jackson regularly counsels clients and provides guidance related to overarching trial and litigation strategy: from aggressive motion practice to receiving favorable settlements after strategic discovery efforts, her efforts have certainly gained her the trust of both clients and colleagues alike.

Prior to joining Hueston Hennigan, Ms. Jackson was a litigation associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz in New York, where she handled a wide variety of matters, including representing corporations in securities litigation and shareholder demands, high-profile investigations, and multimillion-dollar lawsuits concerning breaches of contract and fiduciary duty.

Experience

Representing Bill McGlashan, founder of TPG Growth LLC and The Rise Fund, in the “Varsity Blues” college admissions case.

Representing the Houston Astros in a dispute related to the alleged sign-stealing conduct.

Representing Irvine Co. in a landlord-tenant dispute with WeWork Companies.

Represented the founder and partner of a personal injury law firm in a dispute concerning issues of corporate governance and control.

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Representing Endo Pharmaceuticals in national opioid litigation in California and multi-district litigation.

Represented PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services LLC in a complex business dispute over the FCC’s Broadcast Incentive Auction.

Representing multiple clients, including a global sales platform and an energy utility company, in connection with government investigations alleging violations of California’s false advertising law and unfair competition laws.

Recognitions

  • Named to the Southern California Rising Stars list (2020)
  • The National Black Lawyers, Top 100
  • The National Black Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

Activities

Board of Directors, Friends of the LA Law Library

Black Women Lawyers, Scholarship Committee (2019 & 2020)

Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Young Lawyers Division

Member of the Board, Inner City Law Center