Joining LatinoJustice in 2000, Jackson finds opportunity in handling civil and constitutional rights litigation, legal advocacy, community outreach and education to redress racial and socio-economic inequality. A native New Yorker and multilingual lawyer, his impact work helps affirm the faith and sacrifice of America’s immigrants, refugees, and racial minorities who seek a safe and just future.
Jackson has been admitted to the New York bar, federal district courts and appeals circuits. He's won and collected over $1,268,000 for low-wage workers. He has won injunctive relief in various civil rights victories that have improved the lives of Latinos and immigrant families. He has received career honors: New York City Bar Association’s Legal Services Award (2018), Public Justice's "Trial Lawyer of the Year" (2017).
Prior to joining LJP, Jackson was the Supervising Attorney at Safe Horizon’s Immigration Law Project; Legal Director at Center for Immigrant Rights; Law Guardian at The Legal Aid Society NYC. He was educated at Bronx H.S. of Science, C.C.N.Y., Washington University in St. Louis, and, University of California S.F.-Hastings College of The Law.
“In tribute to my Chinese immigrant parents: ‘Live in diversity. Adelante!’”