Jack leverages his government sector experience to provide his clients insight and counsel into the inner workings of the government agencies with which they collaborate, helping them understand and avoid the pitfalls associated with working with government officials as well as other contractors when executing government contract provisions. Jack’s practice centers assisting clients with all aspects of their business transactions including the identification and protection of intellectual property whether that is with the government, a prime or a subcontractor.
Jack’s practice of law encompasses experience in engineering, aviation, government service and business. As a fighter pilot in the U. S. Air Force Jack gained operational peacetime and combat experience as well as extensive experience in Air Force Space Command, both at Headquarters as well as the National Security Space Institute. Jack’s background in engineering and his legal understanding enabled him to bridge the gap between technical and policy domains at the National Security Space Community. With broad international law, policy and strategy skills, coupled with subject matter expertise in over 65 subject areas Jack conceived, developed, and executed the capstone Space Professional course at the National Security Space Institute.
Jack is a three-time Top Gun of the Quarter winner in the F-117A and is the founding architect and Director, Space 300, the capstone course for DOD space professionals. As interim Chief, Cyber Programs, at HQ AFSPC and the Air Force’s fiscal programmer responsible for migrating and consolidating Air Force cyber missions Jack possesses a unique insight into governmental cyber programs. Jack, his wife and two daughters reside in Colorado.
Areas of Practice
- Corporate and Government Transactions
- Government Contract Strategies
- IP Issues Related to Government Contracts
- S. District Court District of Colorado, 2014
- California, 2009
Oak Brook College of Law and Government Policy, Fresno, California
D. cum laude – 2007
United States Air Force Academy, Colorado
B.S. – 1985
Honors: Dean’s List
Major: Electrical Engineering
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida
Master of Science, Aeronautical Science – 1995
United States Air Command and Staff College – 1995
United States Air War College – 2005
Undergraduate Pilot Training, USAF
Distinguished Graduate – 1986
Professional Associations and Memberships
- American Bar Association, Member
- California Bar Association, Member
Past Employment Positions
Counsel to United Natural Foods, Inc. – 2012-pres.
Pilot, United Airlines – 1999-pres.
USAF, T-38A (Instructor/Evaluator), F-4E (Instructor/Flight Lead/Mission Commander), F-4G (Instructor/Flight Lead/Mission Commander), F-117A (Evaluator/Instructor/Flight Lead/Mission Commander), T-38C (Instructor/Evaluator) 1985-1999, 2009-2013
(USAF Reserve 1999-2009)