Kelley Drye Welcomes Former Assistant Secretary Of Commerce As Partner

Monday, May 4, 2009 - 01:00

Kelley Drye & Warren LLP announced that Darryl W. Jackson, former assistant secretary of commerce for export enforcement at the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has joined the firm as partner.

Mr. Jackson has joined the International Trade & Customs, White Collar Crime and Litigation practice groups in the firm's Washington, D.C. office.His practice will focus on export controls, antiboycott and sanctions-related matters, as well as complex civil litigation and white collar criminal defense. Additionally, Mr. Jackson will conduct internal investigations and advise clients on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act matters.

As assistant secretary of commerce, Mr. Jackson was responsible for protecting and advancing the national security, foreign policy and economic interests of the United States. His responsibilities also included developing and implementing export enforcement policy at BIS.

Mr. Jackson also previously served as a federal prosecutor for more than a decade in the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia, the largest U.S. Attorney's Office in the nation.

Mr. Jackson currently serves as a distinguished lecturer in law at Catholic University of America's School of Law.