Mr. Darryl W. Jackson

Partner
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP

DARRYL W. JACKSON, former Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Enforcement at the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Kelley Drye & Warren LLP.  His practice focuses on export controls, antiboycott and sanctions-related matters.  His expertise includes white collar criminal defense and complex civil litigation.  He also conducts internal investigations and advises clients on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act matters.  During his tenure with BIS, Mr. Jackson served as the nation’s leading federal official responsible for the enforcement of the laws and regulations governing the export of dual-use goods and technology, as well as the antiboycott laws. Nominated for the post by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Mr. Jackson’s responsibilities included protecting and advancing the national security, foreign policy and economic interests of the United States.  He developed and implemented export enforcement policy at BIS and led BIS’s domestic and international export enforcement operations, which resulted in significant criminal prosecutions and administrative cases.  Mr. Jackson also previously served for more than a decade as a federal prosecutor in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, the largest U.S. Attorney’s Office in the nation. He tried a broad array of cases to juries and subsequently rose through the supervisory ranks to become third in command of the Office as Executive Assistant U.S. Attorney for Operations.