Brittani Jackson

Brittani A.
Jackson

Counsel

Counsel

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, trade secret misappropriation, 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 leading trial teams to favorable resolution.

Ms. Jackson has also represented clients in investigations conducted by the Securities and Exchange Commission and the California, New York, and Texas State Attorneys 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

Obtained a favorable settlement, after a week of trial, for Synchrony Financial (formerly GE Capital) in a lawsuit involving breach of contract, fraudulent misrepresentation, and alter ego claims.

Representing Endo Pharmaceuticals in high-profile opioid litigation both nationwide and in California.

Representing Sonder Corp., an apartment-hotel company that manages short-term rentals in North America and Europe, in several landlord-tenant disputes across the country.

Representing CoreLogic in litigation involving the misappropriation of its trade secrets.

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Won a dismissal for Houston Astros in litigation arising from cheating claims. (See “Houston Hires Hueston in Astros Litigation,” Daily Journal; “Ex-Blue Jays Pitcher Loses Lawsuit Over Astros’ Sign Stealing,” Bloomberg Law).

Represented Bill McGlashan, founder of TPG Growth LLC and The Rise Fund, in “Varsity Blues” college admissions case. Secured a unique plea dismissing “side door” scheme and preserving right to appeal.

Favorably settled a landlord-tenant dispute between The Irvine Co. and WeWork Companies.

Secured a declination of a 2+ year government investigation on behalf of a global sales platform. The investigation was led by the California Attorney General and multiple District Attorney offices and alleged violations of California’s false advertising and unfair competition laws.

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

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

Representing an energy utility company and a global sales platform, in connection with government investigations alleging violations of California’s false advertising laws and Texas’s deceptive trade practices act.

Recognitions

  • Named to the Southern California Rising Stars list (2020-present)
  • The National Black Lawyers, Top 100
  • Key Lawyer for Corporate Investigations and White Collar Criminal Defense, Legal 500
  • The National Black Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40
  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

Activities

Vice-chair, Friends of the Los Angeles County 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

Hueston Hennigan Named a Law360 Trials Group of the Year

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