Senior Fellow and Director of NuLawLab
Known informally around the Burnes Center as “the law dude,” Dan Jackson directs the NuLawLab at the School of Law, where he works at the intersection of creative arts and law to educate the legal inventors of the future. Dan is a 1997 graduate of Northeastern Law and a 1990 graduate of Northwestern University. He currently serves as chair of the American Bar Association Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services and president of the board of Health Law Advocates. Following a postgraduate clerkship at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, Dan worked for 13 years with the law firm of Bingham McCutchen, ultimately serving as the firm’s director of attorney development after practicing in the employment law group. Prior to law school, Dan worked as a designer for theater. He continues to do so, most recently with the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival and The Provincetown Theater.