William  J.  Jackson


Office:   New York
Phone:   212-820-9620
Fax:   212-344-6258

St. John's University, B.A. (magna cum laude)
St. John's University, M.A., Public Administration (summa cum laude)
Hofstra University School of Law, J.D. 

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Mr. Jackson joined the firm of Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP in 2004 as an associate in the New York local government and school district finance practice group and was admitted to the Partnership on January 1, 2015. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Jackson was an assistant vice president at a large national financial advisory firm, which served state and local governments, including school districts. As a financial advisor, Mr. Jackson assisted with the issuance of over $6 billion in temporary and permanent tax-exempt financings. Since joining the firm, Mr. Jackson has been involved with various property tax-supported bond and note issues involving counties, cities, towns, villages, school districts and fire districts in the State of New York and has served as principal draftsperson for special State legislation relating to public finance matters.

Mr. Jackson is active in certain professional organizations and is a member of the Legal and Legislative Committee of the New York State Government Finance Officers Association. Mr. Jackson also frequently addresses these and other organizations on matters relating to public finance.

Mr. Jackson is admitted to practice in the State of New York and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Mr. Jackson has served as an adjunct instructor at St. John's University and is formerly the Editor-in-Chief of the Hofstra Labor & Employment Law Journal, Volume 21. Mr. Jackson is the co-author of "The Graduate Assistant Labor Movement, NYU and its Aftermath: A Study of the Attitudes of Graduate Teaching and Research Assistants at Seven Universities" 21 HOFSTRA LAB. & EMP. L.J. 753 (2004).


New York State Bar Association
New York State Government Finance Officers Association
New York State School Attorneys Association
New York State Council of School Superintendents
New York State Association of School Business Officials

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