Jonah Jackson.

512-774-6066 | jonah.jackson@thebensonfirm.com | vcard

Experience

  • Computer Security, Privacy and Data Breach

  • Technology Industry Errors & Omissions Coverage 

  • Commercial Litigation and Civil Appeals

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • Insurance Coverage Disputes

  • Reinsurance

Practice

Jonah Jackson is a member in the Firm’s insurance and litigation practice, focusing on the representation of insurers both as monitoring and coverage counsel. He is experienced in a wide range of insurance policy matters, including professional liability, cyber/data breach, pollution, and commercial crime coverages. He also represents insurers in reinsurance disputes and treaty negotiations. Jonah has diverse litigation experience in both state and federal courts and has litigated claims for restraint of trade, tortious interference, securities fraud, and breach of contract. He has also counseled clients in international arbitrations and in federal antitrust and securities investigations.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Jonah had a fifteen-year career as an IT professional. His background and experience as a network security consultant in Silicon Valley, IT Director for an Internet-based software company, and Director of Enterprise Technology for a national healthcare company lead to his focus on technology matters, including computer security and data privacy, computer-systems business interruption, and technology-industry errors & omissions coverage.

Jonah served as law clerk to the Honorable Priscilla R. Owen of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit from 2011 to 2012. 

Admissions and Affiliations

Jonah is admitted to practice in the state of Texas; before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas; and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Jonah is a member of the Austin Bar Association.

Education

JD (2011) | University of Texas with High Honors

BA (1992) | University of Vermont with Honors, Phi Beta Kappa

 

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