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Randall W. Jackson

Boies Schiller & Flexner LLP

New York, NY, USA


Randall W. Jackson is a partner in New York City office of Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP.  His practice focuses on government and internal investigations, white collar defense, complex civil litigation, and regulatory compliance.

From 2007 to 2015, Mr. Jackson was an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York, where he led numerous sensitive investigations and served as lead or co-lead attorney in 15 trials and briefed and argued numerous appeals in the Second Circuit and in the D.C. Circuit. At the time Mr. Jackson left the U.S. Attorney’s Office, he was a senior member of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force, where he served as co-lead of the prosecution of five lieutenants of Bernard Madoff, all convicted after a six-month jury trial on 31 counts of securities, tax, and accounting fraud related to the multi-billion dollar Ponzi scheme operated at Madoff Securities. Mr. Jackson also co-led the Justice Department’s prosecutions of Pakistani Taliban operative Faisal Shahzad, also known as the “Times Square Bomber”; New York City Councilman Larry Seabrook, who defrauded the City of New York of millions of dollars; several key members of the leadership of Colombian narco-terrorist organization FARC-EP, including Gerardo Aguilar Ramirez, the Commander of the 1st Front of the FARC; former Galleon Group employee Rengan Rajaratnam; New York City Police officer Gilberto Valle, also known as the “Cannibal Cop,” and Joseph Lombardo, the former head of an investment company that managed the finances of the National Basketball Players Association, for attempting to defraud the NBPA of millions of dollars. Mr. Jackson’s impact in the courtroom has been recognized in numerous publications, including Forbes, Bloomberg, the New York Post, the Daily News, and the New York Times.

In 2011, Mr. Jackson was awarded the U.S. Department of Justice’s Distinguished Service Award by the Attorney General of the United States. In 2014, the Attorney General awarded him the Justice Department’s John Marshall Award. He has been an instructor at the Justice Department’s National Training Center. Prior to becoming a prosecutor, Mr. Jackson was a law clerk to two federal judges and was an associate in the Washington, D.C. office of Arnold & Porter LLP. He is a graduate of Morehouse College and Harvard Law School.
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