Trout Cacheris, PLLC



Amy Berman Jackson

(202) 464 - 3312
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Amy Jackson has over twenty-five years of experience in complex criminal and civil trials and appeals. A former federal prosecutor, she has represented individuals and corporations in white collar criminal matters including government contract, public corruption, health care, scientific fraud, and independent counsel investigations. Her practice has involved the Congressional and administrative proceedings that often flow from criminal cases, as well as corporate internal investigations. Her civil litigation practice has ranged from commercial and intellectual property disputes to individual tort actions, including civil actions brought on behalf of victims of crime. She has represented current and former government employees in matters involving government ethics rules and conflicts of interest.

Ms. Jackson began her practice as a law clerk to the Hon. Harrison L. Winter of the United States Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit. She served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia before entering private practice with Venable, Baetjer, Howard & Civiletti, where she became a partner.  She joined Trout & Richards in May of 2000.

Ms. Jackson was elected to serve as a D.C. Bar delegate to the ABA House of Delegates, and she has been active in ABA Litigation Section and D.C. Bar activities. Outside the office, she has worked as a member of the Parent Steering Committee of the Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders, and she served on the Board of the D.C. Rape Crisis Center and other community organizations.

Ms. Jackson has lectured on corporate criminal investigations and regularly teaches trial advocacy at Harvard Law School and the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. She has appeared as an expert legal commenter on NBC, MSNBC, Fox News, CNN and local television stations.

Ms. Jackson graduated cum laude from Harvard College in 1976 and received her J.D., cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1979. She is a member of the bars of the District of Columbia and Virginia. She is admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 4th, 5th, and District of Columbia Circuits, and the U.S. District Courts for the District of Columbia, Maryland, and the Eastern District of Virginia.