Jackson R. Sharman  III - Lightfoot, Franklin & White LLC

Jackson R. Sharman III

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2016

Jack is a partner whose practice takes a multidisciplinary approach to clients’ needs. He focuses on white-collar criminal matters, corporate internal investigations and business compliance.

Beginning with his work in Washington, D.C. --- both in private practice and as counsel to a Congressional committee --- and continuing to the present, Jack has experience in corporate internal investigations, grand jury investigations, gaming issues, defense of criminal environmental offenses, public-corruption enforcement, due diligence issues under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Congressional investigations, election contests, defense of health-care entities in civil and criminal matters, including Medicare fraud and qui tam lawsuits under the False Claims Act, and investigations by military officials. A member of the bars of Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia and the District of Columbia, Jack holds an undergraduate degree from Washington & LeeUniversity; graduate degrees from the Institute for European Studies (Geneva, Switzerland) and WashingtonUniversity in St. Louis; and a law degree from HarvardUniversity.  While at Harvard, he was Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy. He clerked for the Hoonorable David B. Sentelle on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.  He was also Special Counsel to the House Banking Committee for the Whitewater investigation.

Washington University in St. LouisMFA 1986Harvard Law SchoolJ.D. 1989

Office Location

The Clark Building
400 Twentieth Street North
Birmingham, AL 35203
United States

Practice Areas

Corporate Compliance Law
Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Other Information

Gender: Male