Biography

Jack represents clients in complex civil and criminal environmental litigation and maintains an active regulatory practice focused on the food and agriculture, chemical manufacturing, and antimicrobial product industries.

Jack represents clients in complex civil and criminal environmental litigation and maintains an active regulatory practice focused on the food and agriculture, chemical manufacturing, and antimicrobial product industries.

Jack’s representative experience includes counseling clients regarding the registration, labeling, and distribution of antimicrobial disinfectants and devices, as well as regulatory counsel for other products regulated under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA), and the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). He also helps clients through sensitive internal investigations and related government enforcement actions, diving into the facts to develop strong, technical, and cost-effective defenses.  Separately, Jack helps clients to develop and establish nature-based carbon offset programs and is familiar with the evolving U.S. regulation of organic agriculture, industrial hemp and cannabis, and cell- and plant-based alternatives to traditional animal products.

During law school, Jack served for two years on the Board of Student Advisers and as a co-director of the Food Law Society, and he was an Article Editor for the Environmental Law Review. For Harvard’s Food Law & Policy Clinic, he researched food waste reduction and diversion programs, and standardized date labeling and Farm Bill policies. He also worked as a Cavers Legal Intern at the Conservation Law Foundation.

Before law school, Jack worked as a political campaign media consultant in Washington, DC, as a farmer in Connecticut, and as a high school history and English teacher in Massachusetts.

Jack maintains an active pro bono practice supporting small, environmentally conscious business and non-profit growth and representing LGBT individuals seeking asylum.

Education

  • Columbia University  (B.A., 2011)
    • Religion
    • Concentration in Environmental Biology
  • Harvard University  (J.D., cum laude, 2019)
    • Board of Student Advisers
    • Harvard Food Law Society, Co-Director
    • Harvard Environmental Law Review

Bar Admissions

  • Massachusetts
  • District of Columbia