D. Mark Jackson represents clients in commercial litigation, product liability, toxic tort, fire litigation, employment law, and civil rights matters. Mark was recognized as a Northern California Super Lawyers "Rising Star" in 2009 and 2010.
As a former information technology manager, Mark oversaw the firm's technology staff and today guides litigation teams and clients on e-discovery issues.
Mark earned his law degree from the College of William & Mary. He received a B.A. from Willamette University, where he completed the pre-medicine program, consisting of four years of hard science, including physics, chemistry, and biology, as well mathematics and computer science coursework.
Before litigating, Mark clerked for two years at the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Administrative Law Judges.
Mark was a member of the American Society for Quality and in the Lean Enterprise Division. He studies lean manufacturing concepts, Six Sigma, and the Toyota Production System. Also an avid practitioner of GTD, Mark works to implement efficient processes in the firm's litigation workflow.
His articles have appeared in the Washington Post, William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, Buffalo Public Interest Law Journal, and FindLaw’s Writ. He regularly speaks on e-discovery, nanotechnology, and emerging toxic tort litigation.